How to use "dour" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "dour" in popular movie and book plots

  • With his new face, Kranz adopts a warmer, more charming manner and inwardly his previously dour character begins to soften.  - Such Men Are Dangerous
  • Stone, a humourless and dour man, invites Dee, a television playwright, over to his flat on the premise of discussing a script.  - The Business of Murder
  • Although her grandparents are very nice, Miyori is dour and generally standoffish.  - Miyori no Mori
  • But Aurelia is a dour mysterious woman.  - Don't Torture a Duckling
  • When new drapes are needed for the clinic's library, the dour and penny-pinching Victoria Inch (Lillian Gish) orders unattractive ones.  - The Cobweb (film)
  • Young Elizabeth Blair (Shirley Temple) lives at the Lakeside Orphanage, a dreary, regimented place supervised by two decent but dour women.  - Curly Top (film)
  • Orphan Rebecca Rowena Randall is sent to live with her dour aunts, Jane and Miranda Sawyer.  - Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (play)
  • He is accepted back at Gramercy Park cheerfully, with even the dour Pickering happy.  - Time and Again (novel)
  • Murdoch Troon (Stanley Baxter) is a dour Scot living and working for a local government authority somewhere in the south of London.  - The Fast Lady
  • In series two it is Springtime 1924 and the Eliott sisters have employed Florence Ranby, a dour Victorian, as head of the workroom.  - The House of Eliott
  • Growth is, appropriately, represented by a teenager - a somewhat dour and cynical boy, who is implied to have lost his faith in the world.  - Autumn Visits
  • They dispatch Finlay Perkin (Clive Revill), a dour Scottish accountant, to audit Venneford's books.  - Centennial (miniseries)
  • Soon afterward, all four children enter Narnia together after hiding in the wardrobe to avoid the professor's dour housekeeper, mrs Macready.  - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

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