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Synonyms for dour

Synonyms for dour

cold and forbidding

broodingly and sullenly unhappy

Synonyms for dour

harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

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showing a brooding ill humor

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In my cricket days for this newspaper, I was once moved to what I thought was quite clever sarcasm after watching Worcestershire's Glenn Turner on one of his dourer days.
Both Butterflies danced stylishly and fluttered with the requisite emotion, although their stalwart Russian partners were of dourer, sterner stuff.
He made hard work of scraping past dour Irishman Colm Gilcreest in round one of the Grand Prix, and was then outfought by the even dourer Chris Small in his next match.
When the country music curtain finally falls on Mr Nelson, the world will be a dourer place.