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Definition of "encouraged" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of encourage. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "encouraged" in a sentence
  • "The president begins the second half of his term encouraged by U.S. stock market gains, but still frustrated by high unemployment which still hovers around 9.8 percent."
  • "Self Portrait engendered, some wanted to think that this was a "new beginning" in the sense of being a return to form, and the title encouraged them to think that."
  • "Spokesman Ziyad Abu-Ein encouraged reporters and international organizations to contact the 181 victims or their survivors to verify the stories."