alack

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interjection \ ə-ˈlak \

Definition of alack

used to express sorrow or regret

Examples of alack in a Sentence

  1. alack, it's true—the only good restaurant in town is closing!

Origin and Etymology of alack

Middle English

alack Synonyms

Synonyms
alas, ay, wirra [Irish], woe
Related 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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