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Alarmism

Alarmism is excessive or exaggerated alarm about a real or imagined threat e.g. the increases in deaths from infectious disease. In the news media, alarmism can be a form of Yellow journalism where reports sensationalise a story to exaggerate small risks.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

alarmism

alarmism \alarmism\ n. 1. the act of giving, or tendency to give, needless warnings.

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alarmism

n. The production of needless alarms.

WordNet

alarmism

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.