Examples of alack in a Sentence
alack, it's true—the only good restaurant in town is closing!
Origin and Etymology of alack
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsalas, ay, wirra [Irish], woe
Related Wordsouch, ow; aw, phooey, rats, sheesh, shucks; bah, boo, faugh, fie, ho hum, humph, pish, pooh, pshaw, tsk, tush, tut, yuck (also yuk)
Near Antonymsalleluia, glory, hallelujah; ha, hey, hooray (also hurrah or hurray), hot dog, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, wow, yahoo, yippee
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