Definitions for ALASəˈlæs, əˈlɑs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. unfortunately, unluckily, regrettably, alas(adverb)

    by bad luck

    "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay"

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  1. alas(Interjection)

    Used to express sorrow, regret, compassion or grief.

  2. Origin: From a las (French hélas), from a + las, from lassus.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Alas

    an exclamation expressive of sorrow, pity, or apprehension of evil; -- in old writers, sometimes followed by day or white; alas the day, like alack a day, or alas the white

  2. Origin: [OE. alas, allas, OF. alas, F. hlas; a interj. (L. ah.) + las wretched (that I am), L. lassus weary, akin to E. late. See Late.]

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  1. aals, Lasa

  2. Aals


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