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The whole scale and scope of the decorating and fashion business in this country are incomparably grander than in London. What's thrilling about America in general, and the New York fashion scene in particular, is its optimism. It makes the whole experience energizing and uplifting.
Hamish Bowles

Meaning of "uplifting" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UPLIFTING

uplifting  [ʌpˈlɪftɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UPLIFTING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uplifting is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UPLIFTING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of uplifting in the English dictionary

The definition of uplifting in the dictionary is acting to raise moral, spiritual, cultural, etc levels.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UPLIFTING


antishoplifting
ˌæntɪˈʃɒplɪftɪŋ
crofting
ˈkrɒftɪŋ
downshifting
ˈdaʊnˌʃɪftɪŋ
drifting
ˈdrɪftɪŋ
grafting
ˈɡrɑːftɪŋ
powerlifting
ˈpaʊəˌlɪftɪŋ
rafting
ˈrɑːftɪŋ
shafting
ˈʃɑːftɪŋ
shifting
ˈʃɪftɪŋ
shoplifting
ˈʃɒpˌlɪftɪŋ
weightlifting
ˈweɪtˌlɪftɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UPLIFTING

upland sandpiper
uplander
uplandish
uplands
uplay
uplead
uplean
upleap
uplift
uplift bra
uplifted
uplifter
upliftingly
uplight
uplighter
uplink
upload
uplock
uplook
uplying

WORDS THAT END LIKE UPLIFTING

acting
blackwater rafting
camp-drafting
computing
connecting
consulting
contrasting
cutting
dating
eating
exciting
existing
fighting
frosting
heating
hunting
interesting
lighting
skin grafting
whitewater rafting

Synonyms and antonyms of uplifting in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UPLIFTING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «uplifting» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of uplifting

Translation of «uplifting» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UPLIFTING

Find out the translation of uplifting to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uplifting from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uplifting» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

令人振奋的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

edificante
570 millions of speakers

English

uplifting
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उत्थान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

النهضة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

поднимает настроение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

alto astral
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উৎসাহজনক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qui met de bonne humeur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menaikkan semangat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erhebend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

励みとなる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기분을 좋게 하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uplifting
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nâng cao tinh thần
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அப்லிஃப்டிங்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्थान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

canlandırıcı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lieto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podnoszący na duchu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піднімає настрій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

înălțătoare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

uplifting
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opbouende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

upplyftande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oppløftende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uplifting

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UPLIFTING»

The term «uplifting» is very widely used and occupies the 22.444 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UPLIFTING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uplifting

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10 QUOTES WITH «UPLIFTING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word uplifting.
1
Karen Abbott
Vaudeville was characterized by sunny optimism, acts that were uplifting, cheerful, and clean. It provided a fanciful, magical escape, but after Black Friday, the tone of American entertainment changed almost overnight.
2
Mitch Albom
A memoir should have some uplifting quality, inspiring or illuminating, and that's what separates a life story that can influence other people.
3
Thomas Aquinas
It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
4
Hamish Bowles
The whole scale and scope of the decorating and fashion business in this country are incomparably grander than in London. What's thrilling about America in general, and the New York fashion scene in particular, is its optimism. It makes the whole experience energizing and uplifting.
5
Adam Braun
What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations.
6
Morgan Brittany
The highest grossing films have great, moral messages - not dirty, base themes, so we're trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies.
7
Nayvadius Cash
'I Won' is not a love song. It's just me uplifting women in general. I'm giving women the power to treat themselves as a trophy - to show that and know it in yourself and be confident - because when they do that, whoever they're with is winning.
8
Kevin Cramer
I enjoy the debate... I haven't met a single person in Congress yet that I dislike. It's not about moderating your views: it's about being able to talk about them and defending them in a way that's uplifting to people.
9
Yaya DaCosta
I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.
10
Roma Downey
This CD became something of a personal journey for me. The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational. It's an upper. We have enough downers in the world.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UPLIFTING»

Discover the use of uplifting in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uplifting and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Uplifting Service: The Proven Path to Delighting Your ...
Kaufman takes you on a journey into the new world of service. Learn how the world's leading companies have changed the game, and how you can successfully follow this path to an uplifting service transformation.
Ron Kaufman, 2012
2
Uplifting the Race: Black Leadership, Politics, and Culture ...
Uplifting the Race: Black Leadership, Politics, and Culture in the Twentieth Century
Kevin Kelly Gaines, 1996
3
Uplifting a People: African American Philanthropy and Education
Philanthropy is typically considered to be within the province of billionaires. This book broadens that perspective by highlighting modest acts of giving by African Americans on behalf of their own people.
Marybeth Gasman, Katherine V. Sedgwick, 2005
4
Uplifting the Women and the Race: The Educational ...
The lives and educational contributions of two innovators in African-American education are explored, as they help transform institutionally oppressive structures.
Karen Ann Johnson (Ed. D.), 2000
5
Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking ...
And as the Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst for ESPN, Matthew Berry is on the front lines of what has grown from a niche subculture into a national pastime. In Fantasy Life, Berry celebrates every aspect of the fantasy sports world.
Matthew Berry, 2013
6
Where Do Balloons Go?: An Uplifting Mystery
Haven't you ever wondered ... Where do balloons go when you let them go free? It can happen by accident. It happened to me. Do they tango with airplanes? Or cha-cha with birds? Can plain balloons read balloons printed with words?
Jamie Lee Curtis, 2000
7
Uplifting the Colonial Philistine: Florence Phillips and the ...
Containing 100 color reproductions from the original catalogue, this book unravels the complex intertwining of personal and socio-political agendas that made up the fabric of the founding.
Jillian Carman, 2006
8
I Prayed for You Today: A Collection of Uplifting Thoughts ...
Filled with heartfelt words of encouragement and support, this book is meant to let someone special in life know they are being thought of in prayer.
Donna Fargo, 2005
9
Spiritual Uplifting
This book is very unique because of the loving kindness God has for his people.
Linda Henley, 2011
10
Uplifting the People: Three Centuries of Black Baptists in ...
In examining the social and theological development of the Afro-Baptist faith over the course of three centuries, a history of the evangelical faith of Baptists demonstrates how black Baptists in Alabama used faith to cope with hostility ...
Wilson Fallin, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UPLIFTING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uplifting is used in the context of the following news items.
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Review: 'Uplifting and melancholic' Years and Years rock Longitude
Uplifting and melancholic in the same instant, it was a reiteration of pop's golden formula – that same happy-sad dynamic promulgated by everyone from Abba to ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
Huskers Help at Uplifting Athletes Road Race
Nebraska has been an official Uplifting Athletes Chapter and campus recognized student organization since 2012. The National Uplifting Athletes organization ... «WOWT, Jul 15»
3
A baby's infectious joy: 5 most uplifting stories
(NEWSER) – A special pair of glasses and an extra-special bottle of beer highlight the week's most uplifting stories: Baby's Amazement at New Glasses Goes ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
4
Penn State Uplifting Athletes raises $120000 at Lift for Life
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The 13th Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes "Lift For Life" was a tremendous success on Saturday, raising $120,000 in 2015 to ... «Penn State News, Jul 15»
5
Kline, Uplifting Athletes Leading the Fight Against Kidney Cancer
A highlight on the summer calendar in Happy Valley, Uplifting Athletes hosts Lift For Life, a grueling test of physical and mental strength, on Saturday to benefit ... «GoPSUsports.com, Jul 15»
6
Grand Gestures: 5 Most Uplifting Stories
Bride Loses Memory, Hubby Steps Up: When a car accident left newlywed Justice Stamper with a gap in her memory that wiped away all recollections of her ... «Newser, Jul 15»
7
Annual Penn State Uplifting Athletes' Lift For Life Event To …
Lift for Life, the marquee event conducted by the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter, is set to kick off on July 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Penn State ... «Onward State, Jun 15»
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Uplifting Athletes to host kids' field day Saturday
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes is hosting "A Field Day Inspired by Lift for Life" on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m.-noon ... «Penn State News, Jun 15»
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Uplifting Athletes to Host Kids Field Day Saturday
The Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes is hosting "A Field Day Inspired by Lift for Life" on Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m.-noon at Circleville Park in State ... «GoPSUsports.com, Jun 15»
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Good Role Models: 5 Most Uplifting Stories
Yearbook Signing Photo Goes Viral: A photo that conquered the Internet this week showed elementary students in Illinois forming a long line to have a certain ... «Newser, Jun 15»

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