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Word meaning soft
Easily yielding to pressure; easily impressed, molded, or cut; not firm in resisting; impressible; yielding; also, malleable; -- opposed to hard; as, a soft bed; a soft peach; soft earth; soft wood or metal.
Not rough, rugged, or harsh to the touch; smooth; delicate; fine; as, soft silk; a soft skin.
Hence, agreeable to feel, taste, or inhale; not irritating to the tissues; as, a soft liniment; soft wines.
Not harsh or offensive to the sight; not glaring; pleasing to the eye; not exciting by intensity of color or violent contrast; as, soft hues or tints.
Not harsh or rough in sound; gentle and pleasing to the ear; flowing; as, soft whispers of music.
Easily yielding; susceptible to influence; flexible; gentle; kind.
Expressing gentleness, tenderness, or the like; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind; as, soft eyes.
Effeminate; not courageous or manly, weak.
Gentle in action or motion; easy.
Weak in character; impressible.
Somewhat weak in intellect.
Quiet; undisturbed; paceful; as, soft slumbers.
Having, or consisting of, a gentle curve or curves; not angular or abrupt; as, soft outlines.
Not tinged with mineral salts; adapted to decompose soap; as, soft water is the best for washing.
Applied to a palatal, a sibilant, or a dental consonant (as g in gem, c in cent, etc.) as distinguished from a guttural mute (as g in go, c in cone, etc.); -- opposed to hard.
Belonging to the class of sonant elements as distinguished from the surd, and considered as involving less force in utterance; as, b, d, g, z, v, etc., in contrast with p, t, k, s, f, etc.
A soft or foolish person; an idiot.
Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.
Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast.
Crossword clues for soft
- Easily cut
- Not hard
- Opposite of hard
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