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Adjective
Physically easy to manipulate
“Whilst soft slime is a great toy for children, it is horrendous for parents to clean up.”
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(of a walking surface) Physically giving way easily when pressure is applied
“My spiffy new shoes were ruined when my feet sank beneath soft mud.”
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Having a state that changes form and back to its original easily
“The pillows were not as soft as we initially anticipated.”
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(of a material or fabric) Having a smooth texture that is gentle to the sense of touch
“She wore a soft garment that made her feel comfortable.”
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Not aggressive or violent in nature
“We could feel a soft breeze coming through the living room window.”
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Expressing subtlety of a particular quality as opposed to intense
“The sun rose gracefully and gilded the glorious hillsides with soft light.”
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(of colours) Having a restrained or non-vibrant quality
“The model was dressed in a pale red t-shirt paired with soft blue jeans.”
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(of a voice or sound) Quiet and gentle to the ears
“Whereas the other men spoke in deafening rants, Jordan voiced his opinion in a soft, calm voice.”
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Not defined; blurry
“We cannot definitely say what it was since the image is riddled with soft and indiscernible outlines.”
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(of words or language) Expressing conciliation, or gentleness
“Every night, she would recall the soft words spoken to her by her partner before he went away.”
Adjective
Kind or lenient, often to excess
“Some suggest that many parents should be criticized for being too soft on their children in this day and age.”
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Requiring or involving very little or no effort
“It was as soft a task as one could imagine, and perfect for a loafer.”
Adjective
(colloquial) Physically weak
“He is a soft warrior, and not ideal for our battle.”
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(colloquial) Lacking determination or willpower; showing wimpiness or meekness; displaying signs of weakness
“He used to be a daring and bold adventurer, but he has become soft in his old age.”
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(colloquial) Showing lack of courage or timidness; cowardly
“He felt that being labeled a soft player was unfair and uncalled for.”
Adjective
(of a person's state of mind) Foolish; silly or simple-minded
“His behavior has become more erratic of late, and I am worried that he may be getting soft.”
Adjective
Not strong or able to endure hardship
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