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interjection as in unfortunately

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But self-doubt, while a healthy quality for human beings to have, is alas not a plus for politicians.

But alas, a snub is yet another of the many indignities Valerie Cherish shall endure.

Alas, his soul is willing, but his flesh is weak and he whiffs.

Alas, there will be no buddy movie to capture the Abramson/McConnell rapport.

Alas, neocons, civil liberties at home matter more than those abroad!

“Alas, mon bon Monsieur, it goes from bad to worse,” sighed the old man.

From a sense of justice, I hastened to remunerate those who had been deprived of their coign of vantage, but, alas!

For we have, alas, no means of finding out what the quantity of labor is and how it can be measured.

And out of this thicket, alas, no two people ever emerge hand in hand in concord.

Alas, its colour was other than the deep chestnut bronze of Georgie Haggard's.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alas, such as: dear, gee, oh, woe, dear me, and too bad.

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