verb (used with object)
Origin of alarm
Related formsa·larm·a·ble, adjectivea·larm·ed·ly [uh-lahr-mid-lee] /əˈlɑr mɪd li/, adverbpre·a·larm, verb (used with object), nounun·a·larmed, adjective
Examples from the Web for alarmed
Chernon Bah, co-founder of A World at School, was alarmed by what she witnessed recently in Sierra Leone.
Biologist Mattson is alarmed by the abrupt 2008 rise in grizzly mortality from conflicts both with livestock and hunters.
A woman who had been walking in front of him began sprinting, too, in an alarmed manner.
So alarmed is she at the shortage of implants, that she said it would affect the overall culture of beauty in Venezuela.Venezuela Now Has Toilet Paper but No Breast Implants|Jason Batansky|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The critters have the propensity to devour their babies if alarmed and so require a calm environment for breeding.
He was astonished, for the door was locked, yet he felt relieved rather than alarmed.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
Alarmed, as Margaret well might be, she did not lose her presence of mind.The Wars of the Roses|John G. Edgar
It is easy, says the king, alarmed, for the shadow to go down ten steps.The Book of Isaiah, Volume I (of 2)|George Adam Smith
Do not be alarmed; we shall be there, and on our word as hunters, not a hair of your head shall fall.The Trail-Hunter|Gustave Aimard
But the Senate, alarmed at the tenor of his discourses, forbade him to preach.
British Dictionary definitions for alarmed
- the device in an alarm clock that triggers off the bell or buzzer
- short for alarm clock
Derived Formsalarming, adjectivealarmingly, adverb
Word Origin for alarm
Idioms and Phrases with alarmed
see false alarm.