1. urging

noun. ['ˈɝːdʒɪŋ'] the act of earnestly supporting or encouraging.


  • protagonism


  • discourage
  • disapproval

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Rhymes with Urging

  • converging
  • diverging
  • emerging
  • verging
  • merging

Sentences with urging

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Assertiveness is another characteristic of natural leaders urging action where others wait for action to happen.

Quotes about urging

1. But here steps in Satan, the eternal rebel, the first freethinker and the emancipator of worlds. He makes man ashamed of his bestial ignorance and obedience; he emancipates him, stamps upon his brow the seal of liberty and humanity, in urging him to disobey and eat of the fruit of knowledge.
- Mikhail Bakunin

2. A university training is the great ordinary means to a great but ordinary end; it aims at raising the intellectual tone of society…It is the education which gives a man a clear conscious view of his own opinions and judgments, a truth in developing them, an eloquence in expressing them and a force in urging them.
- John Henry Newman, The Idea of a University

3. If I were a character in one of my books, I'd be the optimistic one, believing the best and urging others to do the same.
- Stacy Hawkins Adams, Dreams That Won't Let Go

2. urging

noun. ['ˈɝːdʒɪŋ'] a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something.


  • prod
  • spur
  • goad
  • spurring
  • prodding
  • encouragement


  • dissuasion
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • dismay

3. urging

noun. ['ˈɝːdʒɪŋ'] insistent solicitation and entreaty.


  • urgency
  • solicitation


  • unimportance
  • disheartenment
  • intimidation