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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. Robertson Davies:

    A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.

  2. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    They wrote a letter to the Iranian foreign ministry promising not to support Daesh (Islamic State), not knowing that the evidence in photographs of their military assistance to Daesh was already in the hands of the revolutionary forces (Iraq's Shi'ite-led government and militia).

  3. Richard Aboulafia:

    If Aerion can't do it with a promising business case, who the hell can ?

  4. Andrew Kelvin:

    As much as it's a very strong headline number the underlying is not quite as promising.

  5. Pierre Moscovici:

    We have moved closer to common understanding on reforms to be adopted in a number of areas, the government has also been engaging more constructively on the issue of privatisations. There are also promising signals on the reform of gas markets.

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