alack definition

  • interjection:
    • Used to express sorrow, regret, or alarm: "'Las and fearful alack—nobody can make such high claims for the people then living in Maine” ( John Gould).
    • a manifestation of sadness or mourning.
    • An exclamation expressive of sadness.
    • regularly show sorrow, regret, or alarm: "'Las and scared alack—nobody can make these types of large statements for anyone then staying in Maine” ( John Gould).
    • An expression of sorrow or mourning.
    • An exclamation expressive of sorrow.
  • others:
    • An exclamation expressive of sorrow.
    • An exclamation expressive of sadness.

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