Tending or threatening to impede progress:
The definition of stern is someone who is very serious or strict.
Grim is defined as stern or unmoving.
Gloomy and somber:
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
Using or based on data that are readily quantified or verified:
The definition of obstinate is extremely stubborn and determined to have your own way.
The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
The definition of sour is something with an acidic taste, or someone who is resentful or angry.
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
(Archaic) Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.
The definition of cheerful is a person or thing that brings joy, humor or good spirits.
Having a severe or stern look, manner, etc.; forbidding
Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
Complete or utter; extreme:
Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
The definition of saturnine is someone or someplace that is gloomy, dark, moody or mysterious.
(Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
(Obsolete) Arrogant; domineering.
Cold and forbidding
Having richness or depth:
showing a brooding ill humor; ; ; ; ; ; - Bruce Bliven
Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time; enduring:
Hard to get rid of; unyielding; persistent
The definition of tenacious is someone or something that holds on firmly.
Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Find another word for dour. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dour, like: forbidding, stern, grim, sullen, bleak, dismal, gloomy, glum, hard, inflexible and morose.