Opposite of encouraging

Opposite of encouraging word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the opposite of encouraging.

  • admonition
  • alarming
  • captious
  • dreadful
  • forbidding
  • frightful
  • ominous
  • portentous
  • stern
  • threatening

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