Synonyms of 'dour'

adamant, adamantine, astringent, austere, authoritarian, beetle-browed, Black, bleak, cast-iron, cheerless, cold, crabbed, dark, dejected, demanding, dismal, dreary, dumpish, exacting, exigent, firm, flinty, forbidding, gloomy, glum, grim, grum, hard, hard-core, hard-nosed, hardy, harsh, hidebound, immovable, immutable, implacable, inclement, inelastic, inexorable, inflexible, intransigent, iron, ironbound, ironclad, ironhanded, irreconcilable, lowering, melancholy, meticulous, Moody, mopey, morose, muscle-bound, obdurate, obstinate, orthodox, Procrustean, purist, puritan, relentless, rigid, rigorous, rock-ribbed, rough, rugged, saturnine, severe, sour, Spartan, Spartanic, Stern, stiff, strict, stringent, stubborn, sulky, sullen, surly, tough, ugly, unaffected, unalterable, unbending, unchangeable, uncompromising, unfriendly, ungentle, unmoved, unrelenting, unsparing, unyielding