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Definition of Encouragement

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

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

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

Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you're not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation!
Joyce Meyer

When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you're making a commitment and difference in that person's life. Encouragement really does make a difference.
Zig Ziglar
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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