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Not hard or firm to touch
“The pillows were not as soft as we initially anticipated.”
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Physically easy to mold or manipulate
“Tin, pure aluminum and lead are some examples of soft metals.”
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(of a material or fabric) Having a smooth texture that is gentle to the sense of touch
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“She wore a soft garment that made her feel comfortable.”
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Resembling or having the consistency of mush or a semiliquid
“The soft slime was a surprise hit with the kids.”
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(of a walking surface) Dank, muddy, and full of water
“My spiffy new shoes were ruined when my feet sank beneath the soft mud.”
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(of climate or weather) Not aggressive or violent in nature
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“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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(of a visual or image) Blurry and not defined
“The subject of the image unclear as it is riddled with soft and indiscernible outlines.”
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(of words or language) Soothing and not harsh or angry
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“When she spoke, her words were soft and soothing, and calmed him of his nervousness.”
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Kind or lenient, often to excess
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“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
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“It was as soft a task as one could imagine, and perfect for a loafer.”
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(colloquial) Physically weak
“He is a soft warrior, and not ideal for our battle.”
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(colloquial) Weak in character, lacking determination or willpower
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“He used to be a daring and bold adventurer, but he has become soft in his old age.”
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(colloquial) Timid, or showing a lack of courage
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“He felt that being labeled a soft player was unfair and uncalled for.”
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(of a person's state of mind) Foolish, silly or simple-minded
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“His behavior has become more erratic of late, and I am worried that he may be getting soft.”
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Not strong or able to endure hardship
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Inclined to sob
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Not showy or lively
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Melodiously or musically soft and sweet
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In a state of, or providing a state of, comfort and relaxation
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Designed to be cuddled
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Not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
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Capable of flowing
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Elastic
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(of produce) Deliciously juicy and tender from having been ripened
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Smooth, buttery
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(of a sound or voice) Faint and high-pitched
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Overly sensitive to criticism
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Not displaying emotion
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Easily broken into small fragments, crumbled, or reduced to powder
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Sticky, soft, and often sweet
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(of food) Easy to chew
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Noble and generous in spirit
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Charming, confident and elegant
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Which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another, often with flattery or insincerity
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Not able or likely to cause harm
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Pertaining to snow
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Deliciously light or tender
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(of a person) Easily influenced by feelings or emotions
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Intended to be kept secret
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Tufted
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Lacking in originality, variation, spirit or energy
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Illuminating or reflecting light
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Generally pleasing to the senses
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Out of practice in a skill or subject
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