What does encouraging mean?
Definitions for encouraging
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word encouraging.
giving courage or confidence or hope
"encouraging advances in medical research"
furnishing support and encouragement
"the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"
giving courage, confidence or hope
supporting by giving encouragement
auspicious, or bringing good luck
furnishing ground to hope; inspiriting; favoring
Verb from of the word encourage.
Its encouraging to see the level of unity and community with all citizens.
Submitted by MaryC on July 31, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'encouraging' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4353
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'encouraging' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4368
Rank popularity for the word 'encouraging' in Adjectives Frequency: #574
The numerical value of encouraging in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of encouraging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of encouraging in a Sentence
In managing that fund, public employees will be assisting or encouraging abortion by processing claims for public funds to cover costs incurred in obtaining abortions.
This is an encouraging development given that one of the weaknesses on the market was the low demand or supply from the corporate sector, i hope Samsung's plan to participate in the market will influence other big companies also to join.
Look at Formiga. We shouldn’t think it is over for them, no, the way they play, they way they behave in the group as human beings ... it is very encouraging. They can play many matches.
The overwhelming and vast majority of law enforcement officers in this country are just trying to do their jobs, it is troubling that there are groups and rhetoric out there now that is encouraging people to demonize law enforcement, to target law enforcement or in some cases, quite frankly, to misrepresent what law enforcement is trying to do.
I mean, we're being invaded, we're being invaded, right ? One person at a time, we're being invaded. And the president isn't protecting us from invasion, he's encouraging the invasion, and he's doing it unconstitutionally.
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- окуражаващ, насърчителенBulgarian
- encoratjadorCatalan, Valencian
- esperanzador, alentadorSpanish
- rohkaiseva, lupaavaFinnish
- misneachailScottish Gaelic
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