An expression of sorrow or mourning.
A type of depression which occurs in Yakutia, formed by the subsidence of permafrost.
used to express regret or dismay.
used to express grief, pity, or concern
"alas, my funds have some limitations"
An exclamation expressive of sorrow.
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.
by bad luck;
"unfortunately it rained all day"
"alas, I cannot stay"