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dour

  

      adj  
1    sullen  
2    hard or obstinate  
     (C14: probably from Latin durus hard)  
  dourly      adv  
  dourness      n  
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dour

  
1    dismal, dreary, forbidding, gloomy, grim, morose, sour, sullen, unfriendly  
2    austere, hard, inflexible, obstinate, rigid, rigorous, severe, strict, uncompromising, unyielding  
  
Antonyms     
   carefree, cheerful, cheery, chirpy     (informal)   genial, good-humoured, happy, jovial, pleasant, sunny  

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doura, Douro, Dou, dourah

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