Definition of "dolour" [dolour]

  • Chiefly British Variant of dolor. (noun)

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Use "dolour" in a sentence
  • "SAN ANTONIO, TX, Nov 09, 2009/24-7PressRelease/-- Ah, the intense pangs of dolour from those who will miss their Whataburger A. 1."
  • "My heart sunk in to the bottomless pit as well as we hated the unhappy dolour starred behind whenever we looked in to the mirror."
  • "There are few performers who can hold an audience captive like this double act – Burrows with his terrier intellect snapping at the heels of Fargion's comic, Italianate dolour."