encouragingly
adverb see encouraging

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • encouragingly — adv. Encouragingly is used with these verbs: ↑nod, ↑smile …   Collocations dictionary

  • encouragingly — adverb in an encouraging manner (Freq. 1) Go on, he said encouragingly to his student • Ant: ↑discouragingly • Derived from adjective: ↑encouraging …   Useful english dictionary

  • Encouragingly — Encouraging En*cour a*ging, a. Furnishing ground to hope; inspiriting; favoring. {En*cour a*ging*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • encouragingly — See encouraging. * * * …   Universalium

  • encouragingly — adverb In an encouraging manner …   Wiktionary

  • encouragingly — adv. in an encouraging manner, in a heartening manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encouragingly — en·cour·ag·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • encouragingly — See: encouraging …   English dictionary

  • encouraging — [[t]ɪnkʌ̱rɪʤiŋ, AM kɜ͟ːr [/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ that Something that is encouraging gives people hope or confidence. There are encouraging signs of an artistic revival... The results have been encouraging... It was encouraging that he …   English dictionary

  • Incentively — In*cen tive*ly, adv. Incitingly; encouragingly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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