What does alarmist mean?

Definitions for alarmist
əˈlɑr mɪstalarmist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alarmistnoun

    a person who alarms others needlessly


  1. alarmistnoun

    One who causes others to become alarmed without cause.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alarmistnoun

    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. Anthony Fauci:

    I consider myself more a realist than an alarmist.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Hans Kluge:

    Europe is at the epicenter of this pandemic once again, at the risk of sounding alarmist, I must express our very real concern and convey our steadfast commitment to stand beside you and support you as best we can.

  5. 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.

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    an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles
    • A. jocularity
    • B. foumart
    • C. arbalist
    • D. slur

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