Part of speech:
Difficult to mold or manipulate:
Mentally depressed or depressing; melancholy
Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
Difficult to handle:
Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
The definition of dour is stern, severe or gloomy.
Tending or threatening to impede progress:
Having little or no vital force left
Not changing in response to argument or other influence; obstinate or intractable:
Of or serving as an omen; esp., having the character of an evil omen; threatening; sinister
Of or relating to the dwarf planet Pluto.
Of deep igneous or magmatic origin:
Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
Causing strong dislike or aversion; disgusting; offensive
Not moving or flexing:
The definition of sinister is a person or thing that threatens harm or misfortune.
Hard, harsh, or severe in manner or character:
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
Very sad or dejected; hopeless; melancholy
Death or extinction:
The definition of hopeful is feeling or giving a positive or optimistic attitude about some event or about the future.
The definition of cheerful is a person or thing that brings joy, humor or good spirits.
The definition of sunny is something that is bright, shining like the sun, or cheerful.
The definition of joyful is expressing delight or happiness.
Too hard to be broken
Stubbornly resistant to change or unwaveringly loyal even in spite of inevitable defeat, failure, etc.
Not compliant; not yielding; not pliant
Firm in mind or purpose; stubborn; unyielding; unshakable
The definition of iron is something that is strong and enduring.
Having no pity or compassion; merciless.
Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
Complete or utter; extreme:
(Informal) Very bad or unpleasant
Causing repugnance; gruesome.
The definition of gruesome is something unpleasant or causing horror.
Causing great harm or fear; terrible:
(Botany) Having a brown colour tinged with red, as of flame seen through smoke.
The definition of macabre is something gruesome, shocking or horrifying.
Firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will
Cold and forbidding
Unable to produce a profitable yield of crops:
The definition of dismal is something that is gloomy that makes you feel sad.
Of a dull grayish to yellowish brown.
The definition of depressed is someone in a sad or unhappy state, or something that has been pushed down.
(Of eyes) Looking downwards.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
The definition of black is covered in darkness or having no light.
The definition of sour is something with an acidic taste, or someone who is resentful or angry.
Causing distaste, dislike, or aversion; repulsive
Having, resembling, or being a crust:
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
Affected or marked by ill humor or irritability.
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Stubbornly persevering; tenacious:
Tense; not relaxed.
The definition of gay is someone or something bright or happy.
Morally bad or wrong; acting or done with evil intent; depraved
(Chiefly New England & Midland US) Inflamed and painful:
Like a brute; cruel and unfeeling; savage, violent, ruthless, etc.
The definition of dire is something so bad or scary that it causes distress or terror.
The definition of dreadful is terrible, shocking or very disturbing.
Extremely powerful or destructive:
Firmly in position; stationary:
The definition of furious is full of anger or rage.
Allowing no hope; causing despair
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