Rob turned on her with all the dourness of the Anguses in him.
His face had an ugly, sullen look, something of his father's dourness.
Our Scottish kirk has a great reputation for dourness—but it has probably kindled more humour than it ever quenched.
Business is lively here, the chronic "dourness" of a market being discounted by the scarcity of horseflesh.
"You're as obstinate ...