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Definition 1: giving courage or confidence or hope - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where encouraging or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • encouraging advances in medical research

(encouraging is similar to ...) giving strong encouragement

(encouraging is similar to ...) cheerfully encouraging

(encouraging is similar to ...) tending to further or encourage

(encouraging is similar to ...) rousing or recalling to unity and renewed effort

"a rallying cry"

(means also ...) restoring confidence and relieving anxiety

"a very reassuring remark"

(means also ...) providing assistance or serving a useful function

(means also ...) having or manifesting hope

"a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets" "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem"

Definition 2: furnishing support and encouragement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where encouraging or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for encouraging in the sense of this definition

(encouraging is similar to ...) furnishing support or assistance

"a supportive family network" "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"

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