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alack

interjection

Synonyms and Antonyms of alack

  1. used to express sorrow or distress <alack, it's true—the only good restaurant in town is closing!> Synonyms alas, ay, wirra [Irish], woeRelated Words ouch, ow; aw, phooey, rats, sheesh, shucks; bah, boo, faugh, fie, ho hum, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, tsk, tush, tut, yuck (also yuk)Near Antonyms alleluia, glory, hallelujah; ha, hey, hooray (also hurrah or hurray), hot dog, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, wow, yahoo, yippee




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