Saturday, March 24, 2007
Definitions for dour
- Harsh; stern.
- Unyielding; inflexible; obstinate.
- Marked by ill humor; gloomy; sullen.
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Citations for dour
John James Ruskin's dinner table was far too lively for the dour John La Touche.
Father Greeley, who had been studying Church leaders for years, said it was the first time he had ever seen the dour Cardinal Jean Villot, head of the Vatican bureaucracy, laugh.