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How to Pronounce alas?

Correct pronunciation for the word "alas" is [ɐlˈas], [ɐlˈas], [ɐ_l_ˈa_s].

Definition of alas

  1. An exclamation expressive of sorrow, grief, pity, concern, or apprehension of evil.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are the misspellings for alas?

What is the adjective for alas?

The adjective form of the word "alas" is "alas". It is both an interjection and an adjective, meaning "unfortunately" or "sadly".

Usage over time for alas:

This graph shows how "alas" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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