dour lietuviškai

Play dour tarimas /ˈdaʊə/

Paaiškinimas anglų kalba

  • unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment "a parent severe to the pitch of hostility" - H.G.Wells "a hefty six-footer with a rather severe mien" "a strict disciplinarian" "a Spartan upbringing"
  • showing a brooding ill humor "a dark scowl" "the proverbially dour New England Puritan" "a glum, hopeless shrug" "he sat in moody silence" "a morose and unsociable manner" "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius" - Bruce Bliven "a sour t..."
  • harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance "a dour, self-sacrificing life" "a forbidding scowl" "a grim man loving duty more than humanity" "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw" - J.M.Barrie
  • stubbornly unyielding "dogged persistence" "dour determination" "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics" "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it" - T.S.Eliot "men tenacious of opinion"
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