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kobu
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 鼓舞

noun, suru verb
  1. inspiration; encouragement

Definition and Synonyms for 鼓舞

Exhortation a communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action
Synonyms: 勧誘, , 教誨, 訓誡, 説得, 鼓舞
Make cause to do
Synonyms: けしかける, 促す, 刺激, 刺衝, 勧奨, 奮い起こす, 突き動かす, 策励, 誘う, 誘い出す, 誘導, 誘引, 誘起, 鼓吹, 鼓舞
Encouragement the expression of approval and support
Synonyms: 助勢, 励み, 励む, 励まし, 励ます, 勧め, 勧める, 勧奨, 声援, 奨励, 振興, 振起, 激励, 督励, 鞭撻, ご鞭撻, 鼓吹, 鼓舞, 鼓舞激励
Energize cause to be alert and energetic
Synonyms: 刺激, 刺衝, 奮い起こす, 策励, 鼓吹, 鼓舞
Encourage spur on
Synonyms: 作興, 促進, 元気付く, 元気付ける, 力付く, 力付ける, 励ます, 勇気づける, 勧める, 勧奨, 勧賞, 叱咤, 奨励, 奮い起こす, 引き立つ, 引き立てる, 引っ立てる, 振起, 激励, 督励, 策励, 鼓する, 鼓吹, 鼓舞
Root On spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
Synonyms: 声援, 応援, 鼓舞
Encouragement the act of giving hope or support to someone
Synonyms: 励まし, 励ます, 勧奨, 奨励, 気付け, 激励, 督励, 鼓吹, 鼓舞, 鼓舞激励
Incitation an act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating
Synonyms: 扇動, 激励, 鼓舞
Embolden give encouragement to
Synonyms: 力付く, 力付ける, 励ます, 勇気づける, 勧める, 応援, 鼓舞
Stimulation any stimulating information or event
Synonyms: インプット, 刺戟剤, 刺激, 刺激物, 鼓舞
Make cause to act in a specified manner
Synonyms: けしかける, 促す, 刺激, 刺衝, 勧奨, 奮い起こす, 突き動かす, 策励, 誘う, 誘い出す, 誘導, 誘引, 誘起, 鼓吹, 鼓舞
Stimulation acts to arouse action
Synonyms: インプット, 刺戟剤, 刺激, 刺激物, 鼓舞

Meanings for each kanji in 鼓舞

drum; beat; rouse; muster Kanji Details »
dance; flit; circle; wheel Kanji Details »

Categories 鼓舞 is a member of

Affect act physically on
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Arousal the act of arousing
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Make cause to do
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Help the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
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Encourage inspire with confidence
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Information knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
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Communicating the activity of communicating
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Commendation a message expressing a favorable opinion
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 鼓舞

Sample Sentences for 鼓舞

The officer inspired his men to be brave.
The soldiers were animated by the song.

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