Translation of "alarmist" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /əˈlɑː.mɪst/ us /əˈlɑːr.mɪst/ disapproving

intentionally showing only the bad and dangerous things in a situation, and so worrying people

The government has dismissed newspaper reports of 200 dead as being alarmist. 政府以报纸关于200人死亡的报道是危言耸听为由拒绝置评。

alarmistnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈlɑː.mɪst/ us /əˈlɑːr.mɪst/ disapproving

someone who makes people worried by telling them about bad or dangerous things when it is not necessary or helpful


(Translation of “alarmist” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)