encouragement - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒmənt/
singularencouragement
pluralencouragements
  1. 1
    words or actions that give someone confidence or hope

    He would run up and down, shouting encouragement to the team.

    We needed you there to offer words of encouragement.