What are the opposite words for discouragement?

Discouragement is a feeling of sadness, disappointment or despair that often leads to a loss of confidence, hope and motivation. Antonyms for discouragement include encouragement, hopefulness, optimism, confidence, determination, and enthusiasm. Encouragement refers to the act of supporting, inspiring or motivating someone to do better, to succeed, and to improve their situation. Hopefulness is the belief that things will get better, that there is a reason to be optimistic and positive about the future. Optimism is the tendency to look on the brighter side of things, to focus on opportunities rather than difficulties. Confidence is the feeling of self-assurance and trust in one's abilities and decisions. Determination is the resolve to persist, persevere and overcome obstacles. Enthusiasm is the energy and excitement that comes from being inspired, motivated and engaged.

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