Definitions of alas

  1. An exclamation expressive of unhappiness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Expressive of grief. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. An exclamation of sorrow. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. An exclamation expressive of sorrow, grief, pity, concern, or apprehension of evil. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for alas

  1. Alas that it were any other! – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  2. But if ye quit it, alas – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon