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encouraging

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adjective en·cour·ag·ing \-i-jiŋ, -ri-jiŋ\

Simple Definition of encouraging

  • : causing a hopeful feeling

Full Definition of encouraging

  1. :  giving hope or promise <encouraging news>

en·cour·ag·ing·ly play \-jiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of encouraging

  1. We've just heard some encouraging news.

  2. <encouraging signs that the economy is improving>



1593

First Known Use of encouraging

1593



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