Associations to the word «Encouragement»

Wiktionary

ENCOURAGEMENT, noun. The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
ENCOURAGEMENT, noun. That which serves to incite, support, promote or advance, as favor, countenance, reward etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people.

Dictionary definition

ENCOURAGEMENT, noun. The expression of approval and support.
ENCOURAGEMENT, noun. The act of giving hope or support to someone.
ENCOURAGEMENT, noun. The feeling of being encouraged.

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