Encouragement synonyms and antonyms

ĕn-kûr'ĭj-mənt, -kŭr'-

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Desire or enthusiasm to accomplish or achieve something
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The act of encouraging
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A feeling of assurance that a confidant will keep a secret:
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The act of encouraging
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(Law, dated) reinsurance
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The act of giving a prod.
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A single portion of food.
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The act of encouraging
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Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
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(Physiology) Something external that elicits or influences a physiological or psychological activity or response.
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That which encourages
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The act of encouraging
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The act of encouraging
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The result of an action, whether good or bad.
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Vivacity; brisk, lively quality
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(Law) Misrepresentation that leads a person to enter into a contract or transaction with a false understanding of the risks and obligations:
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That by which anything is denounced; threat of evil; public menace or accusation; arraignment.
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A prompting of something to be written or said
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(Physiol.) The progressive wave of excitation over a muscle or nerve fiber, which causes or inhibits activity in the body
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The act of encouraging
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The act of one who abets.
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Support given to a person or cause
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The act of encouraging
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The act of encouraging
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Aid; encouragement
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(Idiomatic) A shot of drug in the arm, to get on a high.
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Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
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Support, encouragement, sponsorship, etc. given by a patron
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The act of abetting; instigating; inciting; encouraging. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
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The act of one who rallies.
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The act of encouraging
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(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
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The definition of assistance is the act of helping or lending support.
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A shout of approval, encouragement, or congratulation:
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Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
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Advance is defined as a movement forward or an improvement.
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An act, event, or offer that helps to increase interest in or demand for something:
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A pushing or goading toward action.
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The fact, state, or feeling of being discouraged
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Anything that stimulates or livens up; piquant element
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A rigid implement, often roughly y-shaped, that is fixed to one's heel for purpose of prodding a horse. Often worn by, and emblematic of, the cowboy or the knight.
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Something that promotes activity, interest, or enthusiasm.
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A person, device or substance that stimulates.
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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The act of encouraging
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Financial or other help.
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A consoling or being consoled; comfort; solace
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(Uncountable) The belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen.
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A provocation to action; a stimulus:
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A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
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The act of encouraging
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Strength of mind that allows one to endure pain or adversity with courage.
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(Informal) A talk, as to an athletic team by its coach, designed to instill enthusiasm, determination, etc.
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Something that alleviates pain, distress, or anxiety:
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The definition of a lift is something used to pick something else up.
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Approval; support; sanction
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Treatment of bodily pain or injury by the application of warm, moist substances, as in a lotion or compress
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A call to act; encouragement to act, often in an illegal fashion.
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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The definition of impetus is the force that makes something happen or that makes a body move.
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The act of encouraging
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Something which helps; a material source of help.
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The definition of approval is accepting something or permitting something.
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Deterrent is defined as something that prevents or blocks.
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Act of treating with disdain.
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