Isn’t it interesting . . .
Looming is defined as appearing as a shadowy form, especially a large and threatening one.Oxford Languages, via Google
And . . .
Looming is a term found in the study of perception, as it relates directly to psychology. Looming occurs when an object begins moving closer to the eye.Gibson, J. J. (2014). The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception: Classic Edition. Psychology Press, via Wikipedia.
It’s disappointing . . . concerning, even . . . that threats of war continuously loom on the horizon.