encouragement synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term encouragement:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. encouragement(noun)

    the expression of approval and support

    Synonyms:
    boost

    Antonyms:
    discouragement

  2. boost, encouragement(noun)

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

    Synonyms:
    encouragement, rise, cost increase, boost, hike

    Antonyms:
    discouragement

  3. encouragement(noun)

    the feeling of being encouraged

    Synonyms:
    boost

    Antonyms:
    discouragement

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. encouragement

    Synonyms:
    anticipation, assurance, cheer, confidence, courage, elation, expectancy, expectation, hope, hopefulness, trust

    Antonyms:
    despair, desperation, despondency, discouragement, hopelessness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

incentive, encourage, stimulus, encouraging, encourages, promotion, incitement, encouraged, stimulation, promoting, fostering, inducement, promote



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