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Encouraging Definition

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[adj] tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
[adj] giving courage or confidence or hope; "encouraging advances in medical research"
[adj] furnishing support and encouragement; "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"


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Antonyms

discouraging

See Also...

helpful, hopeful, reassuring

Misc. Definitions

\En*cour"a*ging\, a. Furnishing ground to hope; inspiriting; favoring. -- {En*cour"a*ging*ly}, adv.

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