Know Your Next Word : dour
21. dour :
1. Unyielding : inflexible : obstinate
2. Marked by ill humor : gloomy : sullen
The captain's dour look depressed us all.
His dour criticism made us regret having undertaken the job.
the proverbially dour New England Puritan
a dour determination
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.
Click Here to Know Your Next Word