Synonyms of encouragement in English:



  • 1 she needed a bit of encouragement
    [Antonyms] discouragement
  • 2 they required no encouragement to get back to work
    [Antonyms] dissuasion
  • 3 the encouragement of foreign investment
    supporting, support, backing, endorsement, championship, championing, sponsoring, advocacy, promotion, furtherance, furthering, advance, advancing, forwarding, fostering, strengthening, nurture, cultivation; help, assistance, boosting, fuelling, favouring
    North American informal boosterism
    [Antonyms] hindering
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