Soft Meaning and Definition


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Soft meaning

Word: Soft

How to pronounce: sɒft

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Easy to mold, cut, compress, or fold; not hard or firm to the touch.

Example sentences: "Soft margarine"

2. Having a pleasing quality involving a subtle effect or contrast rather than sharp definition.

Example sentences: "The soft glow of the lamps"

3. Sympathetic, lenient, or compassionate, especially to a degree perceived as excessive; not strict or sufficiently strict.

Example sentences: "The administration is not becoming soft on crime"

4. (of a drink) not alcoholic.

Example sentences: "All they had was ginger ale and a few other soft drinks"

5. (of a market, currency, or commodity) falling or likely to fall in value.

Example sentences: "Now a new factor looms: soft oil prices"

6. (of water) containing relatively low concentrations of dissolved calcium and magnesium salts and therefore lathering easily with soap.

Example sentences: "You use only half as much soap when you clean with soft water"

7. Foolish; silly.

8. (of a consonant) pronounced as a fricative (as c in ice).

Example sentences: "Still the dominant phonetic presence is of light vowels and soft consonants."

Adverb

Definitions:

1. Softly.

Example sentences: "I can just speak soft and she'll hear me"


Synonyms:

mild

soothing

squishy

benign

cushiony

pulpy

meek

gentle

clement

tender

muted

effete

muffled

subdued

doltish

smooth

bland

squashy

balmy

velvety

friable

spongy

gently

lenient

indulgent

mellow

mushy

fluffy

downy

delicate

weak

flaccid

spineless

wimpy

languid

flabby

pliable

malleable

flexible

dim

dull

supple

moderate

light

slight

comfortable

cozy

gentleness

silky

low

slow

fluent

quiet

silken

limp

temperate

genial

effortless

frail

weakling

wet

fluid

feeble

infirm

comfy


Antonyms:

hard

bright

loud

severe

difficult

durable

vivid

powerful

resistant

elastic

solid

firm

alcoholic

stretchable

strong


Derivations:

softness

softly

soften

softy

softening

softie


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Soft in Other Languages...

Spanish: Suave

German: Weich

French: Doux

Italian: Morbido

Turkish: Yumuşak


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