word of the day :: alack


[uh lack]

–interjection Archaic.

(used as an exclamation of sorrow, regret, or dismay.)


presumably ah + lack. Cf. aha, ahem, alas

Alack, when once our grace we have forgot,

Nothing goes right; we would, and we would not.

:: William Shakespeare ::

Angelo in Measure for Measure

* Definition from www.dictionary.com


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