dourness
noun see dour

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dourness — dour ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very severe, stern, or gloomy. DERIVATIVES dourly adverb dourness noun. ORIGIN probably from Scottish Gaelic, dull, obstinate, stupid …   English terms dictionary

  • dourness — See dourly. * * * …   Universalium

  • dourness — noun The characteristic of being dour; gloominess; sternness …   Wiktionary

  • dourness — n. gloominess; fierceness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dourness — resounds …   Anagrams dictionary

  • dourness — dour·ness …   English syllables

  • dourness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English dournes, from dour + nes ness : the quality or state of being dour …   Useful english dictionary

  • resounds — dourness …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Jackie McGlew — Infobox Historic Cricketer nationality = South African country = South Africa country abbrev = RSA name = Jackie McGlew picture = Cricket no pic.png batting style = Right hand bat bowling style = Legbreak googly tests = 34 test runs = 2440 test… …   Wikipedia

  • dour — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin durus hard more at during Date: 14th century 1. stern, harsh 2. obstinate, unyielding 3. gloomy, sullen • dourly adverb • dourness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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