Definition of Alarmism

1. Noun. Needless warnings.

Generic synonyms: Warning
Derivative terms: Alarmist



Definition of Alarmism

1. Noun. The production of needless alarms. ¹

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Definition of Alarmism

1. the practice of alarming others needlessly [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alarmism

alarm clock
alarm clocks
alarm reaction
alarm substance
alarm system
alarm systems
alarmable
alarmclock
alarmed
alarmedly
alarmer
alarmers
alarming
alarmingly
alarmingness
alarmism (current term)
alarmisms
alarmist
alarmists
alarmone
alarms
alars
alarsite
alarum
alarumed
alaruming
alarums
alarums and excursions
alary
alaryngeal

Literary usage of Alarmism

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1. History of Opinions on the Scriptural Doctrine of Retribution by Edward Beecher (1878)
"The spirit that I refer to was a spirit of alarmism, and outcry, which appealed to the prejudices of the laity and clergy, and of the ignorant monks in the ..."

2. The Life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley (1911)
"•i BOOK the spirit of 'alarmism.' Towards th'e end of the month v , he went on to Balmoral. On September 26 he was pre- 1871 sented with the freedom of ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1886)
"Let us beware, however, of exaggeration or alarmism. We do not at all desire to imply that there is anything approaching to parallelism in the conditions ..."

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