Definition of Alack

1. interj. An exclamation expressive of sorrow.



Definition of Alack

1. Interjection. An expression of sorrow or mourning. ¹

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Definition of Alack

1. used to express sorrow or regret [interj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alack

alaaps
alabama period
alabamine
alabamium
alabandite
alabandites
alabaster
alabasters
alabastre
alabastrian
alabastrine
alabastrum
alachlor
alachlors
alacizumab
alack (current term)
alackaday
alacranite
alacrious
alacriously
alacriousness
alacrities
alacritous
alacrity
alactic oxygen debt
alae
alae lingulae cerebelli
alagebrium
alaiment

Literary usage of Alack

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1. English Poems by Walter Cochrane Bronson (1909)
"ON A DAY, alack THE DAY On a day—alack the day! ... 10 But, alack, my hand is sworn Ne'er to pluck thee from thy thorn; Vow, alack, for youth unmeet, ..."

2. Little Masterpieces of English Poetry edited by Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig (1905)
"10 But, alack, my hand is sworn Ne'er to pluck thee from thy thorn: Vow, alack, for youth unmeet; Youth so apt to pluck a sweet! ..."

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