Synonyms for encouragement
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : en-kur-ij-muhnt, -kuhr-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈkɜr ɪdʒ mənt, -ˈkʌr-|
Top 10 synonyms for encouragement Other synonyms for the word encouragement
- shot in the arm
Définition of encouragementOrigin :
- 1560s, from encourage + -ment, or from Middle French encoragement.
- As a general rule, Providence seldom vouchsafes to mortals any more than just that degree of encouragement which suffices to keep them at a reasonably full exertion of their powers. [Hawthorne, "House of Seven Gables"]
- noun help, support
- Both will afford me encouragement and support in the vicissitudes which yet await me.
- Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
- You shall see I have given him no encouragement independent of my duty.
- Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
- It seemed as though she had scarce spoken the encouragement she wished to give him.
- Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
- This afternoon I have seen the Abbe Cornille, and he gives me no encouragement whatever.
- Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
- It is not written for the encouragement of recalcitrant boys.
- Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 12, June 18, 1870 » by Various
- Thank you so much for holding out a little hope and encouragement, my dear!
- Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
- I am deeply obliged to you for your encouragement and patronage, but it was papa who asked for it.
- Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
- There was need of encouragement on the threshold of the bridge, for the bridge was dreary.
- Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
- He found some encouragement in it; for when he set it down he laughed scornfully.
- Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
- They purchased it readily and offered every encouragement to the trade and the trader.
- Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
Antonyms for encouragement
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