Synonyms of encouraging in English:

encouraging

adjective

  • 1 an encouraging start
    heartening, reassuring, cheering, comforting, welcome, pleasing, gratifying
  • 2 my parents were very encouraging
    supportive, understanding, helpful;
    positive, responsive, enthusiastic, boosterish
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