Synonyms of encouraging in English:

encouraging


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adjective

1‘the Scottish team made an encouraging start’

SYNONYMS

promising, hopeful, auspicious, propitious, favourable, bright, rosy, cheerful, full of promise

heartening, reassuring, stimulating, inspiring, uplifting, cheering, comforting, welcome, pleasing, gratifying

ANTONYMS

discouraging

Variant spelling encourage

2‘my parents were very encouraging’

SYNONYMS

supportive, reassuring, affirmative, sympathetic, sensitive, understanding, helpful

positive, responsive, enthusiastic, appreciative

ANTONYMS

unsupportive

Variant spelling encourage