Origin of dour
synonym study for dour
OTHER WORDS FROM dourdourly, adverbdourness, noun
How to use dour in a sentence
I’ve met people who stay in town or indoors as much as they can, and they tend to get more dour as time goes on.What You Can Learn from Living in Antarctica - Issue 92: Frontiers|Marissa Grunes|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
I have met northern dourness and the inarticulate manner which is such a contrast to the gushing and noisy effusion of the south.Observations of an Orderly|Ward Muir
Too intent upon her own feelings to give heed to the dourness of the lad Peggy followed him silently as he strode from the house.Peggy Owen at Yorktown|Lucy Foster Madison
His unhappy daughter Mary (who built the College Chapel) hangs near him, her full dourness and wretchedness in her face.Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely|Rev. Edward Conybeare.