Synonyms of encouraging in English:

encouraging


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adjective

1‘the Scottish team made an encouraging start’

SYNONYMS
promising, hopeful, auspicious, propitious, favourable, bright, rosy, cheerful, full of promise
heartening, reassuring, stimulating, inspiring, uplifting, cheering, comforting, welcome, pleasing, gratifying
ANTONYMS

discouraging

2‘my parents were very encouraging’

SYNONYMS
supportive, reassuring, affirmative, sympathetic, sensitive, understanding, helpful
positive, responsive, enthusiastic, appreciative
ANTONYMS

unsupportive