Simple Definition of encouragement
: the act of making something more appealing or more likely to happen
: something that makes someone more determined, hopeful, or confident
: something that makes someone more likely to do something
Examples of encouragement
Our aim is the encouragement of investment.
the encouragement of plant growth
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.
First Known Use of encouragement
ENCOURAGEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of encouragement
1 : something that gives hope, determination, or confidence <Winning was just the encouragement she needed.>
2 : the act of giving hope or confidence to <His teacher's encouragement helped his grades.>
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