- alarm clock,
- alarm reaction,
- alarums and excursions,
- alas, poor yorick!
Origin of alarmist
Examples from the Web for alarmist
But no longer seen as alarmist, MSF are the heroes with GOAL, an Irish NGO, and the International Medical Corps among others.In Sierra Leone, the Plague Is Closing in Around Us|Ned Eustace|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I agree, of course, that health advice is alarmist, and increasingly contradictory.
They're not, but the alarmist numbers are more likely to get media attention.Department of Awful Statistics: Are Mass Shootings Really On the Rise?|Megan McArdle|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Brzezinski is by no means an alarmist of the “yellow-peril” strain in American history.Does America Still Matter? Zbigniew Brzezinski’s ‘Strategic Vision’|Harold Evans|July 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The best news for friends of Israel in the AIPAC speech is that Obama shares the alarmist view of an Iranian nuclear weapon.Obama's Eye for an Eye: Jerusalem for No Iranian Nukes|David Frum|March 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Laying aside all alarmist talk and panicky solutions, let us put that knotty problem in its proper perspective.
An alarmist by nature, an aristocrat by party, he carried to an unreasonable excess his horror of popular turbulence.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Price had drawn his alarmist conclusions from rough estimates founded on the revenue returns.Life of Adam Smith|John Rae
He was no alarmist, but he knew only too well the meaning of a big general Indian rising.The Watchers of the Plains|Ridgewell Cullum
A sudden access of fury on the part of the alarmist at the knocker, spurred them on with quaking hearts.The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance