What does alarmist mean?

Definitions for alarmist
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarmist(noun)

    a person who alarms others needlessly


  1. alarmist(Noun)

    One who causes others to become alarmed without cause.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alarmist(noun)

    one prone to sound or excite alarms, especially, needless alarms

    Etymology: [Cf. F. alarmiste.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of alarmist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of alarmist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of alarmist in a Sentence

  1. Ali Raja:

    Right now, Twitter is the best way to get medical information out, because of the fact that everybody gets a voice [ on social media ], it's very easy for alarmist messages to pick up steam. We have to be constantly vigilant about trying to get that panic under control and spread a different message.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    They were deliberately deceiving the American people and the Congress, they were pretending otherwise, because in that way, they could portray [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu - who gave an accurate assessment - as an alarmist, trying to stir up war.

  3. Venu Menon:

    While these symptoms lack specificity they will empower more people to alert EMS, on the flip side, a large proportion of worried well may also clog up limited EMS services if an alarmist approach is taken.

  4. Hyun Song Shin:

    Banks are not in imminent danger of being squeezed out, it would not be right to be alarmist here as the banks still have a very big advantage.

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