Antonyms for

Antonyms of verb encourage

1 of 3 senses of encourage

Sense 2:
Antonym of discourage (Sense 2)

Antonyms of adj encouraging

2 senses of encouraging

Sense 1:
encouraging (vs. discouraging)

discouraging (vs. encouraging)
daunting, intimidatingdemoralizing, demoralising, disheartening, dispiritingfrustratingunencouraging
Sense 2:
encouraging, supporting

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