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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encouragingadjective

    giving courage or confidence or hope

    "encouraging advances in medical research"


    disheartening, dispiriting, demoralizing, unencouraging, daunting, discouraging, frustrating, unsupportive, intimidating, demoralising

  2. encouraging, supportingadjective

    furnishing support and encouragement

    "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"

    load-bearing(a), supporting(a), supporting

    daunting, demoralizing, frustrating, unencouraging, demoralising, dispiriting, disheartening, intimidating, discouraging, unsupportive

Editors Contribution

  1. helpfuladjective

    they can encourage you which is helpful

    manuel was very helpful during our studies.

    Submitted by dottykay10 on May 17, 2022  
  2. inspiring

    Submitted by anonymous on December 16, 2020  
  3. paregoric

    assuaging pain

    her words are really paregoric.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2019  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. encouragingadjective

    reassuring, inspiriting, cheering, assuring

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  1. Maria Berruezo:

    Apple is looking at us and it's very encouraging, we have many ideas. ... We want to develop everything, and being here is a great opportunity for us because we're at least going to be able to release new features in our app, [ and ] help mothers much more than we do now.

  2. Claire McCaskill:

    It’s encouraging to see the professionalism and cooperation between state and local officials and the two federal agencies investigating this tragedy, i’m grateful to [Branson, Mo.] Mayor [Karen] Best, the Red Cross, and the brave men and women of the Missouri Highway Patrol — particularly the divers, who had the worst job of all today. My deepest condolences continue to go out to those families torn apartby this tragedy.

  3. Jyoty Roy:

    While there is some stress on asset quality, Bajaj Finance did post a fairly decent set of numbers and their guidance for credit cost is pretty encouraging.

  4. Bill Hartnett:

    The coronavirus outbreak will, in principle, have no impact - either way - on the focus that we have on encouraging ESG targets in company executive remuneration plans.

  5. Michael Hewson:

    We have seen a positive open in Europe, though that looks likely to be put to the test if Asia's market performance is any guide, it's encouraging that, so far at least, European markets are shrugging off Asia's losses.

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