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ADVERB (1)

1. by bad luck;
- Example: "unfortunately it rained all day"
- Example: "alas, I cannot stay"
[syn: unfortunately, unluckily, regrettably, alas]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Alas \A*las"\, interj. [OE. alas, allas, OF. alas, F. h['e]las; a interj. (L. ah.) + las wretched (that I am), L. lassus weary, akin to E. late. See Late.] 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

alas adv 1: by bad luck; "unfortunately it rained all day"; "alas, I cannot stay" [syn: unfortunately, unluckily, regrettably, alas] [ant: as luck would have it, fortuitously, fortunately, luckily]
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

ALAS Asociacion Latinoamericana de Seguridad (org.)