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alarmistnoun [C]

us   /əˈlɑr·mɪst/
a person who communicates anxiety and fear, esp. unnecessarily: Some in the insurance industry consider Weiss an alarmist, but others think his predictions are accurate.
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alarmistadjective

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.

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
(Definition of alarmist from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alarmist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 危言耸听的, 制造恐慌的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 危言聳聽的, 製造恐慌的…
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