alas

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alas
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Sense: Interjection: expressing pity or regret
Synonyms:
oh dear, dear me (informal), woe is me (literary), woe (literary), too bad (informal), shucks (US, informal), gee (US, informal), tsk-tsk, alack (archaic, humorous), alas and alack (archaic, humorous), what a pity, what a shame
Sense: Adverb: unfortunately
Synonyms:
unfortunately , sadly , regretfully, tragically, I'm afraid, I'm sorry to say, I regret to inform you (formal)

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