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alack

interjection

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used to express sorrow or distress
  • alack, it's true—the only good restaurant in town is closing!

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The first known use of alack was in the 15th century

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“Alack.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alack. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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