Associations to the word «Alas»


ALAS, interjection. Used to express sorrow, regret, compassion or grief.
ALAS, noun. A type of depression which occurs in Yakutia, formed by the subsidence of permafrost.
ALAS AND ALACK, interjection. Alternative form of alack and alas

Dictionary definition

ALAS, adverb. By bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson