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Dour synonyms
do͝or, dour
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Tending or threatening to impede progress:
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  1. Tending or threatening to impede progress:
  2. Having a menacing aspect:
  3. Unpleasant; disagreeable:
Morose or sullen
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  1. Morose or sullen
  2. Affected with, or expressing, gloom; melancholy; dejected.
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Characterized by gloom
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  1. Characterized by gloom
  2. Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
  3. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
Having no adornment or ornamentation; bare:
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  1. Having no adornment or ornamentation; bare:
  2. Strict or severe in discipline; ascetic:
  3. Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
Providing no encouragement; depressing:
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  1. Providing no encouragement; depressing:
  2. Cold and cutting; harsh
  3. Not promising or hopeful
Dealing with unpleasant subjects; frightful; ghastly
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  1. Dealing with unpleasant subjects; frightful; ghastly
  2. Repellent or horrifying:
  3. Hard and unyielding; relentless; stern; resolute
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
Disagreeable to one of the senses, as:
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  1. Disagreeable to one of the senses, as:
  2. Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
  3. Severe, cruel, or exacting:
Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
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  1. Causing great discomfort, damage, or distress:
  2. Unsparing, harsh, or strict, as in treatment of others:
  3. Extremely difficult to perform or endure; trying:
Sharply outlined or prominent
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  1. Sharply outlined or prominent
  2. Complete or utter; extreme:
  3. Severe or unmitigated; harsh or grim:
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  1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
  2. Very sad or dejected; hopeless; melancholy
  3. Morose or sullen
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Resulting from or indicating such a mood
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  1. Resulting from or indicating such a mood
  2. Subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood
  3. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
Characterized by gloom
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  1. Characterized by gloom
  2. Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
  3. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
Melancholy or sullen.
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  1. Melancholy or sullen.
  2. Gloomy, depressed, dull
  3. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic:
Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
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  1. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  2. Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
  3. Bad-tempered and morose; peevish:
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
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  1. Gloomy; dismal; sullen
  2. Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
  3. (Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
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  1. Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
  2. Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
  3. Gloomy; dismal; sad; depressing
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