Encourage vs Unencouraged - What's the difference?

encourage | unencouraged |


As a verb encourage

is .

As an adjective unencouraged is

not encouraged.

encourage

English

Verb

(encourag)
  • To mentally support; to motivate, give courage, hope or spirit.
  • I encouraged him during his race.
  • To spur on, strongly recommend.
  • We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
  • To foster, give help or patronage
  • ''The royal family has always encouraged the arts in word and deed

    Synonyms

    * (l) * (l)

    Antonyms

    * discourage

    Derived terms

    * encouragement * encouraging * encouragingly

    unencouraged

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not encouraged.