Then there is that translucent physical beauty of Natasha's, which, alas, almost upstaged her.
He wore a sparkly jacket that was terrifying to behold, but was alas not festooned with electric lights.
alas, one can see that he is not held in high esteem by the military.
Jokes should be a universal language, but Romney, alas, has demonstrated a humor gap.
alas, that grandly named firm is at 270 Park Avenue, north of Grand Central Terminal and miles from the demonstration.
But alas, it was only their idiosyncrasies which used to make any impression upon us.
If he be proved culpable in this most melancholy business, and, alas!
Heavy-wet and gin: alas, these are not the only kinds of thraldom.
alas, the vanity of mortal projects, even when they centre in the grave!
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.