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dourdour (?), a. [cf. f. dur, l. durus.] hard; inflexible; obstinate; sour in aspect; hardy; bold. [scot.] a dour wife, a sour old carlin. reade.dour adj 1. stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- t.s.eliot; "men tenacious of opinion" [syn: bulldog, dogged, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding] 2. harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- j.m.barrie [syn: forbidding, grim] 3. 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" [syn: dark, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen]

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Hard; inflexible; obstinate; sour in aspect; hardy; bold.  

Adjective1. stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion" (synonym) bulldog, dogged, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding (similar) stubborn2. harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie (synonym) forbidding, grim (similar) unpleasant3. 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" (synonym) dark, glowering, glum, moody, morose, saturnine, sour, sullen (similar) ill-natured

stern, severe, sullen, gloomy, forbidding, stubborndurus (hard)***Because she is so dour, I was forced to educe a response.**The man was dour and taciturn.

Dour is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 16,810 inhabitants. the total area is 33.32 km², giving a population density of 505 inhabitants per km².

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  • uord
  • udro
  • rodu
  • duro
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  • rduo
  • urdo
  • orud
  • druo
  • odru
  • uodr
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  • oudr
  • drou
  • ordu
  • ourd

Word analysis of dour

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