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In a gentle, delicate or soft manner
“If you have a headache, softly touch the area where the pain is with your palm.”
In a low or hushed volume or tone
“Whereas the other men spoke in deafening rants, Jordan voiced his opinion in a soft, calm voice.”
In a sweet manner
Adverb for not hard or firm to touch
“The pillows were not as soft as we initially anticipated.”
Adverb for physically easy to mold or manipulate
“Tin, pure aluminum and lead are some examples of soft metals.”
(of a material or fabric) Adverb for having a smooth texture that is gentle to the sense of touch
“She wore a soft garment that made her feel comfortable.”
Adverb for resembling or having the consistency of mush or a semiliquid
“The soft slime was a surprise hit with the kids.”
(of a walking surface) Adverb for dank, muddy, and full of water
“My spiffy new shoes were ruined when my feet sank beneath the soft mud.”
(of climate or weather) Adverb for not aggressive or violent in nature
“We could feel a soft breeze coming through the living room window.”
Adverb for expressing subtlety of a particular quality as opposed to intense
“The sun rose gracefully and gilded the glorious hillsides with soft light.”
(of colours) Adverb for having a restrained or non-vibrant quality
“The model was dressed in a pale red t-shirt paired with soft blue jeans.”
(of a visual or image) Adverb for blurry and not defined
“The subject of the image unclear as it is riddled with soft and indiscernible outlines.”
(of words or language) Adverb for soothing and not harsh or angry
“When she spoke, her words were soft and soothing, and calmed him of his nervousness.”
Adverb for 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.”
Adverb for requiring or involving very little or no effort
“It was as soft a task as one could imagine, and perfect for a loafer.”
(colloquial) Adverb for physically weak
“He is a soft warrior, and not ideal for our battle.”
(colloquial) Adverb for weak in character, lacking determination or willpower
“He used to be a daring and bold adventurer, but he has become soft in his old age.”
(colloquial) Adverb for timid, or showing a lack of courage
“He felt that being labeled a soft player was unfair and uncalled for.”
(of a person's state of mind) Adverb for foolish, silly or simple-minded
“His behavior has become more erratic of late, and I am worried that he may be getting soft.”
Adverb for not strong or able to endure hardship
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