Alarmist Definition

ə-lärmĭst
alarmists
noun
A person who needlessly alarms others, as by spreading exaggerated rumors of impending danger.
American Heritage
A person who habitually spreads alarming rumors, exaggerated reports of danger, etc.
Webster's New World

One who causes others to become alarmed without cause.

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adjective
Of or like an alarmist.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Alarmist

Noun

Singular:
alarmist
Plural:
alarmists

Origin of Alarmist

  • alarm +‎ -ist

    From Wiktionary

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