Simple Definition of encouraging
: causing a hopeful feeling
Full Definition of encouraging
: giving hope or promise <encouraging news>
encouraginglyplay \-jiŋ-lē\ adverb
Examples of encouraging in a sentence
We've just heard some encouraging news.
<encouraging signs that the economy is improving>
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