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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·larm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Alarmed p. pr. & vb. n. Alarming.]
 1. 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. To keep in excitement; to disturb.
 3. To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear.
    Alarmed by rumors of military preparation.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·larmed a. Aroused to vigilance; excited by fear of approaching danger; agitated; disturbed; as, an alarmed neighborhood; an alarmed modesty.
 The white pavilions rose and fell
 On the alarmed air.   --Longfellow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : experiencing a sudden sense of danger