encouragement Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the expression of approval and support
noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
noun the feeling of being encouraged
The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the. encouragementof youth in generosity
All generous encouragement of arts. Otway.
That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little. encouragementamong a rude people
To think of his paternal care, Is a most sweet encouragement to prayer. Byron.
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