Synonyms and Antonyms of encouragement
something that arouses action or activity <the huge rebates that the auto companies were offering were all the encouragement I needed to buy a new car> Synonyms boost, impulse, goad, impetus, incentive, incitation, incitement, instigation, momentum, motivation, provocation, spur, stimulant, stimulus, yeastRelated Words inducement, invitation; antecedent, cause, consideration, grounds, motive, occasion, reason; catalyst, catalyzer, fuel, sparkAntonyms counterincentive, disincentive
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