But alas, a snub is yet another of the many indignities Valerie Cherish shall endure.
Then there is that translucent physical beauty of Natasha's, which, alas, almost upstaged her.
Such intemperate exchanges will hardly count as edifying but they may, alas, be unavoidable.
He wore a sparkly jacket that was terrifying to behold, but was alas not festooned with electric lights.
But alas, Hanks, a two-time Best Actor Oscar winner and five-time Oscar nominee, was completely shut out by the Academy.
But alas, it was only their idiosyncrasies which used to make any impression upon us.
He opened the door, admitting the Senior, and with him, alas!
Heavy-wet and gin: alas, these are not the only kinds of thraldom.
The abb tells me to wait an indication, an order from on high; but, alas!
I chose to go by motor thinking it would be quicker, but alas!
mid-13c., from Old French ha, las (later French hélas), from ha "ah" + las "unfortunate," originally "tired, weary," from Latin lassus "weary" (see late). At first an expression of weariness rather than woe.