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Definition of dour:

  1. Hard; inflexible; obstinate; sour in aspect; hardy; bold.
  2. showing a brooding ill humor; " a dark scowl"; " the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; " a glum, hopeless shrug"; " he sat in moody silence"; " a morose and unsociable manner"; " a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; " a sour temper"; " a sullen crowd"

Synonyms:

inexorable, coherent, ominous, saturnine, sullen, coloured, benighted, dreary, persistent, tenacious, dispirited, unpleasant, baleful, off, turned, moody, dingy, ghastly, off-key, bulldog, dogged, forbidding, happy, macabre, non-white, blue, sorry, unyielding, temperamental, rancid, obscure, stubborn, morose, down, unappeasable, menacing, disconsolate, drear, threatening, unrelenting, ill-natured, grim, dark-skinned, lowering, dismal, glowering, depressed, hot, drab, sick, retentive, lasting, minatory, sinister, glum, sour, mordant, down in the mouth, pertinacious, dark, downhearted, recollective, hard, downcast, heavy, long, minacious, black, low-spirited, unforgiving, attitude, grisly, low, false, haunting, gruesome.

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