• synonyms


See more synonyms for hélas on Thesaurus.com
interjection French.
  1. alas!
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for helas

Historical Examples

  • The office of Seneschal in a province such as Dauphiny is helas!

    St. Martin's Summer

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Helas, monsieur, I can advance nothing but my prayers and the assurance that a hideous mistake is being made.

  • Monsieur, helas pourquoy est vostre fiance mise en personne si indigne, pour subonner ce que est entierement vostre.

  • Cette femme les voyant tous si jolis se mit pleurer, & leur dit, helas!

    Popular Tales

    Charles Perrault