Synonyms of dour in English:

dour

adjective

  • 1 they were barely acknowledged by the dour receptionist
    stern, unsmiling, unfriendly, severe, forbidding, gruff, surly, grim, sullen, solemn, austere, stony
    [Antonyms] cheerful, friendly
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    Word of the day demoralize
    Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
    verb
    cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit