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1. encouraged

adjective. ['ɛnˈkɝːɪdʒd, ɪnˈkɝːədʒd'] inspired with confidence.

Synonyms

  • pleased

Antonyms

  • discontented
  • humble

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Words that Rhyme with Encouraged

  • discouraged

Example sentences of the word encouraged


1. Verb, past participle
Mosses like acidic soil and will be encouraged to grow in your lawn if this condition exists.

2. Verb, past tense
Additionally, provide motivational statements to keep your employees encouraged when the job gets tough.

Quotes containing the word encouraged


1. I've always valued and encouraged teamwork, and that collaborative spirit of we versus I is core to Intuit's success. Innovation has been part of Intuit's DNA for nearly 30 years.
- Brad D. Smith

2. 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

3. The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pedants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid. Only pain is intellectual, only evil interesting. This is the treason of the artist; a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain.
- Ursula K. Le Guin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

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