Encouragement - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the act of giving hope or support to someone (syn: boost)
- the feeling of being encouraged
Our aim is the encouragement of investment.
teachers who give their students a lot of encouragement
With support and encouragement from their parents, the students organized a fundraiser.
They offered him gifts of money and other encouragements.
With encouragement, Sally is starting to play with the other children.
She needed no encouragement to continue (=did not need any encouragement).
Your words of encouragement gave us a real lift.
Everyone needs a little bit of encouragement.
Give plenty of praise and encouragement.
his shouted words of encouragement could be heard over the crowd noises