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synonyms for alarmist

  • pessimist
  • Cassandra
  • scaremonger
  • Chicken Little
  • voice of doom
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How to use alarmist in a sentence

When Stamos proposed a redesign of the company’s organization to prevent a repeat of the issue, other leaders dismissed the idea as “alarmist” and focused their resources on getting control of the public narrative and keeping regulators at bay.
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“At the risk of sounding alarmist,” she said, “people need to realize that this can still go bad in so many ways.”
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She compellingly describes feeling pressure to not be an alarmist climate scientist—even though she was very alarmed—because scientists are taught to be dispassionate.
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I don’t mean that hyperbolically either and I’m not generally an alarmist.
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The people in this group generally aren’t as alarmist as the this-is-an-emergency camp.
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Neither was wearing a mask, Franklin says, adding that one repeatedly made fun of Franklin for being an alarmist and a tattletale.
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In his public comments, Johnson was relaying the findings of an expert body advising his government, the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group, whose assessment was somewhat less alarmist than the prime minister’s version.
THE UK IS SPOOKING EVERYONE WITH ITS NEW COVID-19 STRAIN. HERE’S WHAT SCIENTISTS KNOW.NIALL FIRTHDECEMBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
So what I’m concerned about now is that we’re all reacting to the fact that these systems are organized around sharing of alarmist information.
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After the losses in our last battle, I trust that I shall no longer be regarded as an alarmist.
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Berwick was puzzled but he knew that Jim was no alarmist who would start on a wild goose chase, without rhyme or reason.
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