alackaday

  • 1 Alackaday — A*lack a*day , interj. [For alack the day. Cf. Lackaday.] An exclamation expressing sorrow. [1913 Webster] Note: Shakespeare has alack the day and alack the heavy day. Compare woe worth the day. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 alackaday — [ə lak′ə dā′] interj. 〚for earlier alack the day, woe to the day〛 Archaic ALACK * * * …

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  • 3 alackaday — [ə lak′ə dā′] interj. [for earlier alack the day, woe to the day] Archaic ALACK …

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  • 4 alackaday — interj. exclamation that expresses sorrow …

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  • 5 alackaday — alack·a·day …

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  • 6 alackaday — əˈlakəˌdā interjection also alack the day archaic used to express sorrow or deprecation …

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  • 7 Lackaday — Lack a*day , interj. [Abbreviated from alackaday.] Alack the day; alas; an expression of sorrow, regret, dissatisfaction, or surprise. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 alack — /euh lak /, interj. Archaic. (used as an exclamation of sorrow, regret, or dismay.) Also, alackaday /euh lak euh day /. [presumably AH + LACK. Cf. AHA, AHEM, ALAS] * * * …

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  • 9 lamentation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of mourning Nouns 1. lamentation, lament, wail, complaint, plaint, murmur, mutter, grumble, groan, growl, moan, whine, whimper, sob, sigh, cry, outcry, scream, howl. Slang, gripe, beef, bellyaching.… …

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  • 10 alack — interj. Alas, lackaday, alackaday, welladay, woe s me …

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  • 11 alack — /əˈlæk/ (say uh lak) interjection Archaic (an exclamation of sorrow, regret, or dismay.) Also, alackaday /əˈlækədeɪ/ (say uh lakuhday). {Middle English alacke, ? a ah + lack loss, absence. See lack} …

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  • 12 lackaday — [lak′ə dā΄] interj. [contr. < ALACKADAY] Archaic ALACK …

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  • 13 alack the day — interjection see alackaday …

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  • 14 lack|a|day — «LAK uh DAY», interjection. an exclamation of sorrow or regret; alas. ╂[variant of alackaday!] …

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