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Something that encourages something or someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

encouragement

noun

words or actions that help something to happen

persuasion

noun

the process of persuading someone to do or believe something

stimulus

noun

anything that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve

inducement

noun

something that persuades someone to do something

spur

noun

something that encourages someone to do something

prompt

noun

something that you say to encourage someone to speak or continue speaking

prod

noun

an act of persuading or encouraging someone to do something

push

noun

a way of encouraging or forcing someone to do something that they do not want to do

stimulant

noun

something that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve

nourishment

noun

something that encourages the development of ideas, feelings, abilities etc

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a moving force/spirit

someone who makes something happen

call to action

something that shows that it is necessary to deal with a bad situation in a determined way

call to arms

something that makes people want to take action and get involved in an attempt to deal with a bad situation

enticement

noun

the process of enticing someone

fillip

noun

something that improves a situation or that encourages someone

prompting

noun

the action of encouraging or reminding someone to do something

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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