Sad, happy and funny

dour
(adj)
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Meaning

glum; gloomy; looking sad and serious; not cheerful

1st Sample Sentence

He is always wearing such a dour expression that I feel sure he must be a deeply unhappy man.

Synonyms

despondent, dour, lugubrious, maudlin, morose, saturnine

Antonyms

blithe, buoyant, ebullient, jocular

Mnemonics

He is so 'rude' he shows me the door (rhymes with dour) everytime I come to talk. "Dour" looks like "sour. " A person with a sour expression is clearly feeling very dour, that is, sullen and gloomy

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