Unencouragingly is a derived term of unencouraging.
As an adverb unencouragingly
is in an unencouraging way.
As an adjective unencouraging is
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In an unencouraging way.
* 1953 , Georgette Heyer, Cotillion
- He then moved towards the Saloon, and Stobhill, saying unencouragingly : "I will have your message conveyed to Miss, sir," opened the door for him.