What does encouraged mean?

Definitions for encouraged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bucked up(p), encouragedadjective

    inspired with confidence

    "felt bucked up by his success"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Encouraged

    of Encourage

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'encouraged' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2194

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'encouraged' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3806

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of encouraged in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of encouraged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of encouraged in a Sentence

  1. Katharine Brooks:

    You can get a feel for the cultures of the company by asking questions like whether people are encouraged to learn, do they see the company as interested in growing and developing employees and if there is opportunity to move up.

  2. Samier Dandan:

    We're still getting reports of incidents coming in today, but we are quite encouraged by this campaign. It shows the support of the Australian public and how much of a big heart they possess.

  3. Hla Mat Tun:

    When we started this, people did not really dare to come to this kind of festival, now you see a lot of young people. Young people are more proud and out and encouraged and empowered.

  4. Nora Moran:

    We have very low rates of voter turnout in New York and we think that anyway that we that additional people can be enfranchised -- encouraged to vote, understand the importance of voting -- is a good thing, we are looking forward to when that time comes, that anybody that is eligible to vote will be able to do so and that it enriches the democratic process as we head into future elections.

  5. Mac Thornberry:

    There's a lot more work for Congress to do, we'll be holding hearings and other events to examine the military implications, including whether other countries will be encouraged to develop their own nuclear capability in order to keep up with what Iran is allowed to do under this agreement. And whether there is an increased threat to U.S. servicemembers.

Images & Illustrations of encouraged

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    an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
    • A. elation
    • B. dint
    • C. vigorish
    • D. contempt

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