dour definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding: a dour, self-sacrificing life.
    • quietly ill-humored; depressing: the proverbially dour New England Puritan.
    • Sternly obstinate; unyielding: a dour determination.
    • Stern, harsh and forbidding.
    • Unyielding and obstinate.
    • Expressing gloom or melancholy; sullenly unhappy.
    • complex; inflexible; obstinate; bad in aspect; sturdy; bold.
    • showing a brooding ill humor
    • harshly uninviting or solid in way or look
    • stubbornly unyielding
  • others:
    • intense; rigid; obstinate; bold; robust.

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