HyperDic: encouragement

English > 3 senses of the word encouragement:
NOUNcommunicationencouragementthe expression of approval and support
actencouragement, boostthe act of giving hope or support to someone
feelingencouragementthe feeling of being encouraged / encouraged
encouragement > pronunciation
Soundsehnker'ihjhmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > encouragement: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe expression of approval and support.
Narrowerabetment, abettal, instigationThe verbal / verbal act of urging ... / urging on
cheering, shoutingencouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
fostering, fosterageencouragement
goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurringA verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
promotion, furtherance, advancementencouragement of the progress or growth or acceptance / acceptance of something
provocation, incitementneeded encouragement
vote of confidenceAn expression of approval and encouragement
Broaderapproval, commendationA message expressing a favorable opinion
OppositediscouragementThe expression of opposition and disapproval
Spanishaliento, ánimo, coraje, incitación
Catalanànim, coratge, incitació, incitament
English > encouragement: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of giving hope or support to someone.
Synonymboost
Narrowermorale building, morale boosterAnything that serves to increase morale
Broaderaid, assist, assistance, helpThe activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
Spanishaliento, ánimo, coraje, fuerza, valor
Catalancoratge, encoratjament
Verbsencouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
English > encouragement: 3 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningThe feeling of being encouraged / encouraged.
BroaderhopeThe general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
Verbsencourageinspire with confidence

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