The Collaborative International Dictionary
alarmism \alarmism\ n. 1. the act of giving, or tendency to give, needless warnings.
n. The production of needless alarms.
n. needless warnings
Usage examples of "alarmism".
From my point of view, this spate of alarmism and yup pie penance rang false.
Two centuries ago it was all alarmism and pod people taking over and all that, but now nobody thinks about them.