Encouraging and Gloomy


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Encouraging adjective – Having qualities which inspire hope.
Usage example: encouraging signs that the economy is improving

Gloomy is an antonym for encouraging.
Nearby Words: encourage, encouragement, encouraged
Antonyms for Encouraging


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Gloomy adjective – Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: the cold rain made for a gloomy day

Encouraging is an antonym for gloomy in topics: blue, sad, dark.
Nearby Words: gloom, gloominess, gloomily, gloomed, glooming
Antonyms for Gloomy
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