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

2‘my parents were very encouraging’

SYNONYMS

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

positive, responsive, enthusiastic, appreciative

ANTONYMS

unsupportive