• Alarm Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To call to arms for defense; to give notice to (any one) of approaching danger; to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert.
  2. (v. t.) To keep in excitement; to disturb.
  3. (n.) A sudden attack; disturbance; broil.
  4. (n.) Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger.
  5. (n.) A mechanical contrivance for awaking persons from sleep, or rousing their attention; an alarum.
  6. (v. t.) To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear.
  7. (n.) Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.
  8. (n.) A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy.

Alarum, Alert, Appall, Consternation, Dismay, Horrify,

• Alarmedly Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In an alarmed manner.

• Alarmed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Alarm
  2. (a.) Aroused to vigilance; excited by fear of approaching danger; agitated; disturbed; as, an alarmed neighborhood; an alarmed modesty.