Word of the Day: Encouragement

en-cour-age-ment / \ in-ˈkər-ij-mənt

 

Noun:

1. A thing, person, idea that provides a feeling of confidence or support

If you have a word of encouragement, you can do anything.

Hilton Als 1960-

 

2. An action, occurrence, or sentiment that gives one a feeling of confidence in themselves or support in their actions

Correction does much, but encouragement does more.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749-1832

 

3. A mind frame concurrent with being made to feel supported

When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life; encouragement really does make a difference.

Zig Ziglar 1926-2012