What is the antonym of “fueling”?
The antonyms of fueling are depleting and discouraging. The antonym depleting means to reduce or use up the supply of something, while discouraging means to cause someone to lose confidence or enthusiasm.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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To reduce or use up the supply of something.
The constant use of fossil fuels is depleting the earth's natural resources.
Causing someone to lose confidence or enthusiasm.
The lack of progress in the project was discouraging for the team.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Depleting refers to reducing or using up the supply of something, while fueling means to provide energy or support.
- 2Discouraging refers to causing someone to lose confidence or enthusiasm, while fueling means to increase or stimulate something.
Good things to know
- 1Environmental Issues: Use depleting to describe the negative impact of human activities on the environment.
- 2Motivation: Use discouraging to describe situations that can cause someone to lose confidence or enthusiasm.
- 3Energy and Growth: Use fueling to describe the process of providing energy or support to something to increase or stimulate it.