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dour (adj) severe in looks; stern.

A dour person looks severe and stern. They rarely smile. They make you feel even afraid of them. A dour person appears unapproachable and is reserved. A dour player is a determined player who plays stubbornly.

  • The dour looks of Abraham turn children away from him, as he appears severe and incapable of smiling, but he is good at heart and likes to play with them.
  • Usually dour and speaking only when he is spoken to, Smith surprised everyone that day by making a really good joke which sent them into roars of laughter.
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