alarmist definition

  • noun:
    • somebody who unnecessarily alarms or attempts to alarm other individuals, as by inventing or spreading false or exaggerated rumors of impending risk or disaster.
    • a person who triggers others to be alarmed without cause.
    • One vulnerable to appear or stimulate alarms, specially, needless alarms.
    • person who excites alarm; person who is susceptible to boost an alarm, as by exaggerating bad news or prophesying disasters, particularly in reference to political or social things.
    • a person who alarms others unnecessarily
    • someone who needlessly alarms or attempts to alarm other individuals, as by inventing or dispersing untrue or exaggerated rumors of impending danger or disaster.
    • person who triggers other people to become alarmed without cause.
    • One susceptible to seem or stimulate alarms, specifically, needless alarms.
    • One who excites alarm; one who is prone to raise an alarm, since by exaggerating bad development or prophesying disasters, especially in reference to political or social issues.
    • someone who alarms other people needlessly

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