encouraging encouraging  /ɛn ˈkɜ rɪ dʒɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) giving courage or confidence or hope
  2. (adj) furnishing support and encouragement

Usage(s):

  1. This result is tantalizingly encouraging.
  2. So far, the results for SPOT have been encouraging.
  3. The new age seems to be encouraging a better sort of punditry, just because of the fact-checking tendencies and conversational nature of the Internet.

News

  1. Encouraging Data on Novartis Candidate - Analyst Blog

    Novartis ( NVS ) recently released encouraging data on its pipeline candidate, LDK378, from a phase I study (n=114). We note that Novartis is developing LDK378 for the treatment of
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. Encouraging Data on Novartis Candidate

    Novartis (NVS) recently released encouraging data on its pipeline candidate, LDK378, from a phase I study.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Encouraging Data on Alexion's Soliris

    Alexion announced that encouraging data on Soliris has been published for treating aHUS patients.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We should leave him alone and we should leave his family alone to suffer their unimaginable grief in private, and it's not going to happen," Day-Lewis said backstage. "We should just stop encouraging people to have greater and greater...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Daniel Day-Lewis Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Evidently the winds are more favourable today, which should be encouraging to the firefighters," Bush said.
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Canada.com

  3. Mrs Clinton said it was "absolutely wrong" to release Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, adding: "We are still encouraging the Scottish authorities not to do so and we hope that they will not."
    on Aug 18, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Daily Mail

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