alarmed alarmed  /ə ˈlɑrmd/


  • (adj) experiencing a sudden sense of danger


  1. But they are not much different from the alarmed press comments that are now greeting Japan's continuing economic ventures.
  2. Filippo Rocchi became suddenly alarmed, aroused the Pope's Secret Chamberlains in a nearby room.
  3. Israel which destroyed an Iraqi nuclear plant in Osirak in a 1981 raid is deeply alarmed by the developments.


  1. Goffstown police to raise funds for Special Olympics

    If you see police knocking on businesses? doors Wednesday don?t be alarmed ? it?s all for a good cause.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  2. Fireworks Cause Of Explosion In DC

    DC residents were alarmed after hearing an explosion on Sunday that appears to have been caused by fireworks, officials say.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

  3. Hot air balloons in town

    Don't be alarmed if you see hot air balloons in the air over Cordele today.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Cordele Dispatch


  1. Speaking during his first question time in the House of Commons as prime minister, David Cameron said he was "alarmed and shocked" by the shootings. "When lives and communities are suddenly shattered in this way, our thoughts should be with...
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: Irish Times

  2. "I didn't want anyone alarmed," Meyer said. "And I think at some point, whether you're a football coach, whether you're a lawyer or whatever, you think at some point there would be a lot of respect for families involved and children and...
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Urban Meyer Source: New York Times (blog)

  3. "I am alarmed by recent studies confirming that BPA leaches from these products into the foods they hold," Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said in the letters. "The preventable release of a toxic chemical directly into the...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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