What does alarmed mean?

alarmed meaning in General Dictionary

Aroused to vigilance excited by fear of nearing risk agitated disturbed as an alarmed area an alarmed modesty

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  • experiencing a sudden sense of risk
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  • Aroused to vigilance; excited by concern about approachingu000du000a danger; agitated; disturbed; as, an alarmed neighborhood; an alarmedu000du000a modesty.

alarmed meaning in Urban Dictionary

Afraid or mindful of something that you've mentioned previously


alarmed meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"disturbed by leads of peril," 1640s, past participle adjective from security (v.).


alarmed meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of Alarm

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  • (a.) Aroused to vigilance; excited by fear of nearing risk; agitated; interrupted; as, an alarmed neighbor hood; an alarmed modesty.

Sentence Examples with the word alarmed

Instead of maintaining a firm policy, Giolitti allowed the movement to spread until, towards the autumn of 1893, he became alarmed and drafted troops into the island, though in numbers insufficient to restore order.

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