Alas (interjection)

  1. Used to express sadness, pity, or concern.
  2. Used to indicate that something is surprising or unfortunate.


Middle english: from old norse á leið "on the way", from á "on" + leið "way, path".


  1. Alas, I missed the concert.
  2. Alas, the project was not successful.
  3. Alas, he passed away.
  4. Alas, the team lost the game.
  5. Alas, the store was out of stock.
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