Definitions for encouragement
ɛnˈkɜr ɪdʒ mənt, -ˈkʌr-en·cour·age·ment
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word encouragement.
the expression of approval and support
the act of giving hope or support to someone
the feeling of being encouraged
The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
All generous encouragement of arts. -Otway.
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.
To think of his paternal care, Is a most sweet encouragement to prayer. -Byron.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from encourage.
Such strength of heart
Thy conduct and example gives; nor small
Encouragement, Godolphin, wise and just. Phillips.
For when he dies, farewel all honour, bounty,
All generous encouragement of arts. Thomas Otway, Orphan.
The reproach of immorality will lie heaviest against an established religion, because those who have no religion will profess themselves of that which has the encouragement of the law. John Rogers, Sermon 9.
Encouragement is the act of giving someone support, confidence, or hope in order to inspire or motivate them towards a goal or a course of action. It often involves providing positive reinforcement, constructive feedback, or expressing confidence in the abilities or potential of the individual being encouraged.
the act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity
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
Etymology: [Cf. F. encouragement.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'encouragement' in Nouns Frequency: #2299
The numerical value of encouragement in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of encouragement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
The finest gift you can give anyone is encoragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.
Mrs. Pence’s thoughts and prayers have been with the people impacted by both Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, she traveled to Texas with the vice president to visit with those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, offering support and encouragement. She will travel to Florida, if given the opportunity, to offer support and encouragement.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
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- παρακίνηση, ενθάρρυνση, προτροπή, παρότρυνσηGreek
- estímulo, apoyoSpanish
- pártolás, bátorítás, támogatásHungarian
- bemoediging, aanmoedigingDutch
- încurajare, stimulareRomanian
- поощре́ние, ободре́ниеRussian
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