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Definition 1: the act of giving hope or support to someone - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for encouragement in the sense of this definition

(encouragement is a kind of ...) the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

"he gave me an assist with the housework" "could not walk without assistance" "rescue party went to their aid" "offered his help in unloading"

(... is a kind of encouragement ) anything that serves to increase morale

"the sight of flowers every morning was my morale builder"

Definition 2: the expression of approval and support - [noun denoting communication]

(encouragement is a kind of ...) a message expressing a favorable opinion

"words of approval seldom passed his lips"

(... is a kind of encouragement ) the verbal act of urging on

(... is a kind of encouragement ) encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators

"it's all over but the shouting"

(... is a kind of encouragement ) encouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance of something

(... is a kind of encouragement ) encouragement; aiding the development of something

(... is a kind of encouragement ) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

"the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

(... is a kind of encouragement ) needed encouragement

"the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation"

(... is a kind of encouragement ) an expression of approval and encouragement

"they gave the chairman a vote of confidence"

Definition 3: the feeling of being encouraged - [noun denoting feeling]

(encouragement is a kind of ...) the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled

"in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"

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