Definition of encouraging
: giving hope or promise <encouraging news>
encouraginglyplay \in-ˈkər-i-jiŋ-lē, -ˈkə-ri-, en-\ adverb
Examples of encouraging in a sentence
We've just heard some encouraging news.
<encouraging signs that the economy is improving>
First Known Use of encouraging
ENCOURAGING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encouraging for English Language Learners
: causing a hopeful feeling
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