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Definition of Encouragement


  1. The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
  2. That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people.

Encouragement Quotations

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Yehuda Berg

I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!
Ken Hensley

Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission.
Anne M. Mulcahy

Friendly people are caring people, eager to provide encouragement and support when needed most.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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Encouragement Translations

encouragement in Dutch is stijving, bemoediging, aanmoediging
encouragement in French is encouragement
encouragement in German is Einsatz, Aufmunterung {f}, Ermunterung {f}
encouragement in Latin is consolatio
encouragement in Norwegian is oppmuntring
encouragement in Portuguese is incentivo
encouragement in Swedish is uppmuntran
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