Definition of Alarmed in English :

Define Alarmed in English

Alarmed meaning in English

Meaning of Alarmed in English

Pronunciation of Alarmed in English

Alarmed pronunciation in English

Pronounce Alarmed in English


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1. alarmed

experiencing a sudden sense of danger

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see synonyms of alarmed
feeling afraid or anxious that something unpleasant or dangerous might happen
fitted with a burglar alarm
Most of the houses in the street are alarmed.

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see synonyms of alarmed
1. Sudden fear or concern caused by the realization of danger or an impending setback. See Synonyms at fear.
2. A warning of existing or approaching danger: The committee's report issued an alarm about the dangerous condition of the town's buildings.
3. A device that is used to warn of danger by means of a sound or signal: a fire alarm.
4. The sounding mechanism of an alarm clock: The alarm went off at 6:30.
5. A call to arms.
tr.v. a·larmed, a·larm·ing, a·larms
1. To fill with alarm or anxious concern. See Synonyms at frighten.
2. To give warning to: "The soldiers ... killed every dog within three miles to prevent a bark that would alarm the enemy" (William Least Heat-Moon).
3. To equip with or protect by an alarm: The dormitory doors are alarmed from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM.

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