How to Pronounce dourly?

Correct pronunciation for the word "dourly" is [dˈa͡ʊ͡əli], [dˈa‍ʊ‍əli], [d_ˈaʊə_l_i].

What are the misspellings for dourly?

"Dourly" in context

Dourly is an adverb that describes someone or something as being dull, glum, and unrelenting in their attitudes or practices. It is often used to describe a person's demeanor and outlook on life, or how the overall atmosphere of a situation is described. For instance, when someone is described as "dourly", it means that the person often has a negative and sombre attitude. It could also mean that a task or situation is unenthusiastic and requires a lot of dedication and effort but yields little in the way of reward.

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Usage over time for dourly:

This graph shows how "dourly" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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