Dramatica Definition: Support

Support • [Element] dyn.pr. Oppose<–>Support • indirect assistance given to another’s efforts • Support is not direct help. Direct help is actively joining someone in an effort. Support is aiding the effort without actually participating in it. For example, a character possessing the Help characteristic would join someone in digging a ditch. The character representing Support would provide a shovel and cheer them on. Support is a fine thing to keep one’s spirits up, but is awfully frustrating when you just need someone to lend you a hand. • syn. commend, extol, endorse, back, compliment, laud

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