uplifting Definition

  • 1making someone feel happier or more hopeful
  • 2morally or spiritually elevating

Using uplifting: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "uplifting" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The movie had an uplifting message about the power of forgiveness.

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    The music was so uplifting that it brought tears to my eyes.

  • Example

    Her words were very uplifting and gave me hope for the future.

uplifting Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with uplifting

  • an experience that makes someone feel happier or more hopeful


    The trip to the mountains was an uplifting experience for all of us.

  • music that has a positive and inspiring effect on the listener


    I always listen to uplifting music when I need to boost my mood.

  • a speech that inspires and motivates the audience


    The president's uplifting speech gave hope to the nation during a difficult time.


Summary: uplifting in Brief

The term 'uplifting' [ʌpˈlɪftɪŋ] refers to something that makes someone feel happier or more hopeful, or is morally or spiritually elevating. It can be used to describe experiences, music, speeches, and more. Synonyms include 'inspiring,' 'encouraging,' and 'heartening,' while antonyms include 'depressing' and 'disheartening.'

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