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encouragement

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  • nounhelp, support
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Synonyms for encouragement

noun help, support
  • assistance
  • backing
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • confidence
  • consolation
  • faith
  • fortitude
  • incentive
  • inspiration
  • optimism
  • reassurance
  • relief
  • reward
  • stimulation
  • stimulus
  • advance
  • advocacy
  • aid
  • animation
  • boost
  • easement
  • favor
  • firmness
  • helpfulness
  • hope
  • incitement
  • invigoration
  • promotion
  • refreshment
  • softening
  • succor
  • supporting
  • trust
  • urging
  • consoling
  • enlivening
  • inspiritment
  • reassuring
  • relieving
  • shot in the arm
  • solacing

Antonyms for encouragement

  • annoyance
  • discouragement
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • gloom
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • disbelief
  • impediment
  • denunciation
  • derision
  • deterrent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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advice

noun. recommendation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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