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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishalasa‧las1 /əˈlæs/ adverb [sentence adverb] formal  PITY/IT'S A PITYused when mentioning a fact that you wish was not true Donald, alas, died last year.
Examples from the Corpus
alasThe promise, alas, was broken.
alasalas2 interjection literary  SAD/UNHAPPYused to express sadness, shame, or fear
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