Alackaday

Related to Alackaday: they'd, alleviated, machination

A`lack´a`day`


interj.1.An exclamation expressing sorrow.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The team is completed by Comandante and Domirome in the January Juvenile Novices' Hurdle at Kempton, and Alackaday in the Conall Mcsorley 30th Birthday Novices' Hurdle, also at the Sunbury course.
It began as alackaday, an interjection expressing regret over a bad day; then it was extended into lackadaisy, and finally Laurence Sterne, the 18th century English novelist, made out of it the word lackadaisical, meaning listless, languid, exhibiting no spirit or interest.