Encouragement

En*cour"age*ment

(?), n. [Cf. F. encouragement.] 1. The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.
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All generous encouragement of arts.
Otway.
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2. That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people.
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To think of his paternal care,
Is a most sweet encouragement to prayer.
Byron.
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