Definition of Encouragingly

1. Adverb. In an encouraging manner. "`Go on,' he said encouragingly to his student"

Antonyms: Discouragingly
Partainyms: Encouraging



Definition of Encouragingly

1. Adverb. In an encouraging manner. ¹

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Definition of Encouragingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encouragingly

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encourage
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encouragingly (current term)
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Literary usage of Encouragingly

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1. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"1814 Allston writes encouragingly to the parents. — Morse unwilling to be mere portrait-painter. — Ambitious to stand at the head of his profession. ..."

2. The Christian World: The Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union by American and Foreign Christian Union (1864)
"Our Missionary in this city writes encouragingly respecting his work.— Among other things, he says the " two young meu, Gabriel B. and Domingo J., ..."

3. Memoir of Hannah Gibbons: Late of West Chester, Pennsylvania by Hannah Pusey Gibbons (1873)
"... and encouragingly arises, ' The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous runneth into it, and are safe.' " 9th mo. 13th. ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"encouragingly. I pull the reins a trifle tighter, and repeat "Tchk!" less encouragingly, and in a tone of command. The horse pays no sort of attention. ..."

5. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"Women may be obliged to yon for placing them last on your list of needful pleasures," Mrs. Powers said, encouragingly. She liked life and society, ..."

6. Alice-for-short: A Dichronism by William Frend De Morgan (1907)
"I know people praise my work, as you say, after a fashion— but they speak encouragingly. Don't you know how crushed one feels when one's encouraged ..."

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