alarmed

  • 1 Alarmed — A*larmed , a. Aroused to vigilance; excited by fear of approaching danger; agitated; disturbed; as, an alarmed neighborhood; an alarmed modesty. [1913 Webster] The white pavilions rose and fell On the alarmed air. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 alarmed — (adj.) disturbed by prospects of peril, 1640s, pp. adjective from ALARM (Cf. alarm) (v.) …

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  • 3 alarmed — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, grow ▪ She began to grow alarmed when she realized how …

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  • 4 alarmed — a|larmed [ ə larmd ] adjective 1. ) not usually before noun frightened or worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen: Don t be alarmed, it wasn t a serious accident. alarmed by/at: Economists are alarmed at the prospect of a new… …

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  • 5 alarmed — UK [əˈlɑː(r)md] / US [əˈlɑrmd] adjective 1) [not usually before noun] frightened or worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen Don t be alarmed: it wasn t a serious accident. alarmed by/at: Politicians were alarmed at the… …

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  • 6 alarmed — a|larmed [əˈla:md US a:r ] adj 1.) worried or frightened alarmed by/at ▪ Environmentalists are alarmed by the dramatic increase in pollution. alarmed to see/hear etc ▪ He was alarmed to discover that his car was gone. 2.) protected by an alarm ▪… …

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  • 7 alarmed — adj. alarmed at, by (we were alarmed at the news of the earthquake) * * * [ə lɑːmd] by (we were alarmed at the news of the earthquake) alarmed at …

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  • 8 alarmed — [[t]əlɑ͟ː(r)md[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ by/at n If someone is alarmed, they feel afraid or anxious that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen. They should not be too alarmed by the press reports... The Americans are… …

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  • 9 Alarmed — Alarm A*larm , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Alarmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Alarming}.] [Alarm, n. Cf. F. alarmer.] 1. To call to arms for defense; to give notice to (any one) of approaching danger; to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert. [1913 …

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  • 10 alarmed — adjective a) Having an alarm fitted. This door is alarmed. b) Worried; anxious; panicky. Im extremely alarmed about the army outside my house …

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  • 11 alarmed — adjective 1 frightened and worried: There s no need to look so alarmed! (+by/at/over): Prison authorities have become increasingly alarmed by the number of prisoners trying to escape 2 protected by an alarm system …

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  • 12 alarmed — un·alarmed; …

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  • 13 alarmed — /əˈlamd/ (say uh lahmd) adjective 1. seized with a sudden fear or apprehension. 2. fitted with an alarm: this door is alarmed …

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  • 14 alarmed — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. frightened, fearful, anxious, aroused; see afraid 2 …

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  • 15 alarmed — a·larm || É™ lɑːm n. alert; alarm system; anxiety, concern; fear v. scare, terrify; frighten, intimidate …

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  • 16 alarmed — adj fearful, afraid, frightened, scared; startled, terrified, affrighted, appalled, haunted with fear, shocked, panicky, thrown into panic; horrified, full of dread, apprehensive, anxious, full of trepidation, concerned; consternated, dismayed,… …

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  • 17 alarmed — [əˈlɑːmd] adj 1) worried that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen 2) protected by an ALARM …

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  • 18 alarmed —   Pi oloke, hopohopo, pīhoihoi …

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  • 19 alarmed — Protected by an alarm system …

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  • 20 alarmed — adjective experiencing a sudden sense of danger (Freq. 1) • Similar to: ↑afraid …

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