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Synonyms for promising
ˈprɒm ə sɪŋpromis·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. promisingadjective

    showing possibility of achievement or excellence

    "a promising young man"

    Synonyms:
    hopeful, bright

    Antonyms:
    unlikely, unfortunate, inauspicious

  2. bright, hopeful, promisingadjective

    full or promise

    "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"

    Synonyms:
    smart, hopeful, vivid, shiny, undimmed, bright, shining, brilliant, lustrous, burnished

    Antonyms:
    unfortunate, unlikely, inauspicious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. promisingadjective

    Synonyms:
    encouraging, giving ground of hope

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How to use promising in a sentence?

  1. Harry Kazianis:

    With North Korea never promising to completely stop all missile testing — it only promised a self-imposed moratorium of testing long-range missiles such as ICBMs that can hit the U.S. homeland — we should not be shocked by North Korea's short-range launch.

  2. Alan Levinovitz:

    I saw people promising miraculous transformations.

  3. European Council President Donald Tusk:

    Still, it's not so easy to agree with our Chinese partners when it comes to these issues but our talks were difficult, tough but also promising.

  4. Michael J. Sandel:

    A politics of moral engagement is not only a more inspiring ideal than a politics of avoidance. It is also a more promising basis for a just society.

  5. Anindya Ghose:

    The whole phenomenon is very promising, a number of companies have tried it with mixed results. The potential is much higher than what we have seen so far.


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