meaning of Alack

Alack meaning in General Dictionary

An exclamation expressive of sadness

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  • An exclamation expressive of sadness.

Alack meaning in Urban Dictionary

an expression of regret


Alack meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 15c., from ah, lack, from lack in center English sense of "loss, failure, reproach, shame." Initially an expression of dissatisfaction, later on of regret or unpleasant shock.


Alack meaning in General Dictionary

(interj.) An exclamation expressive of sadness.