Opposite Of Encourage, Antonyms of Encourage (Example Sentences)

Type: Verb

Meaning/Definition of encourage: Verb referring to giving support, confidence, or hope to someone; to inspire or motivate.

What is the Opposite of encourage?

The Opposite of encourage is discourage.

Other Opposites of encourage:

Here is the list of all opposites or antonyms of encourage:

  • caitiff
  • chicken
  • coward
  • cowardly
  • craven
  • dastardly
  • fearful
  • funk
  • funky
  • milquetoast
  • pigeonhearted
  • pusillanimous
  • recreant
  • sissy
  • timid

Example Sentences Using Opposites of Encourage:

  1. She tried to discourage him from pursuing his dreams.
  2. The warning signs were meant to deter people from entering the dangerous area.
  3. Her friend tried to dissuade her from taking unnecessary risks.
  4. The obstacles hindered their progress and discouraged them.
  5. The negative feedback disheartened him and made him doubt himself.
  6. The lack of recognition and rewards demotivated the team.
  7. The continuous failures dispirited them and affected their morale.
  8. The criticism and setbacks depressed her, affecting her motivation.
  9. The constant undermining of his abilities had a negative impact.
  10. The disappointing results dejected her and made her lose hope.

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Last updated on June 22nd, 2023 at 03:35 pm