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Synonyms for encouragement
ɛnˈkɜr ɪdʒ mənt, -ˈkʌr-en·cour·age·ment

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.2 / 5 votes

  1. encouragement

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

    Antonyms:
    despair, desperation, despondency, discouragement, hopelessness

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. encouragementnoun

    the expression of approval and support

    Synonyms:
    boost

    Antonyms:
    discouragement

  2. boost, encouragementnoun

    the act of giving hope or support to someone

    Synonyms:
    rise, cost increase, boost, hike

    Antonyms:
    discouragement

  3. encouragementnoun

    the feeling of being encouraged

    Synonyms:
    boost

    Antonyms:
    discouragement

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  1. encouragementnoun

    Synonyms:
    enheartenment, reassurance, incentive, stimulation, stimulus, incitement, fomentation, patronage, countenance

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How to use encouragement in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Brown:

    Before, I felt like her epilepsy was a weight, something that burdened her every day of her life, whether others knew it or not, it was a secret, an embarrassment, something that separated her from the rest of the world. After she shared it, things changed. People came out of the woodwork with stories and kind words of encouragement, words of praise for being strong enough to share something so personal.

  2. Spencer Stone:

    Thanks to everyone who has sent encouragement during this challenging time, i'm focused now on healing and recovering and look forward to the next part of my journey.

  3. Timothy Lytton:

    One thing that this case might do ... is provide encouragement that certain forms of these suits are once again viable and it might be worth people's while to bring these cases.

  4. Nahum Barnea:

    It doesn't begin with the Ethiopian Israelis and it doesn't end with them, hatred of the other, or of anyone perceived as being the other, is not only deeply rooted here, but it also receives encouragement from politicians on the eve of elections.

  5. Charles Schwab:

    I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.


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