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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verb soften which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

soft
  1. Easily giving way under pressure.
  2. (of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
  3. (of a sound) Quiet.
  4. Gentle.
  5. Expressing gentleness or tenderness; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind.
  6. Gentle in action or motion; easy.
  7. Weak in character; impressible.
  8. Requiring little or no effort; easy.
  9. Not bright or intense.
  10. Having a slight angle from straight.
  11. (linguistics) Voiced; sonant.
  12. (linguistics) voiceless
  13. (linguistics) palatalized
  14. (slang) Lacking strength or resolve, wimpy.
  15. (of water) Low in dissolved calcium compounds.
  16. (Britain, colloquial) Foolish.
  17. (physics) Of a ferromagnetic material; a material that becomes essentially non magnetic when an external magnetic field is removed, a material with a low magnetic coercivity. (compare hard)
  18. (of a person) Physically or emotionally weak.
  19. Incomplete, or temporary; not a full action.
  20. (Britain, of a man) Effeminate.
  21. Agreeable to the senses.
  22. Not harsh or offensive to the sight; not glaring or jagged; pleasing to the eye.
  23. (of a drug) Not likely to cause an addiction.
  24. Synonyms:
  25. Examples:
    1. “The pillows were not as soft as we initially anticipated.”
      “Tin, pure aluminum and lead are some examples of soft metals.”
      “She wore a soft garment that made her feel comfortable.”
softened
  1. Made soft.
  2. (linguistics) aspirated.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “She is mean to Pip for most of his life, although they meet again at the novel's end, and she seems to be a softened, changed woman.”
softleaf
  1. (botany) Having soft leaves (in the names of various plants).
softenable
  1. Capable of being softened.
softish
  1. Somewhat soft.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Caerphilly is a moist, whole-milk cheese with a crumbly, softish texture and a mild, acid tang, which was a favourite of Welsh miners.”
      “The softish suspension and noticeable understeer produces a nice comfortable drive.”
      “There was a softish sandy spot in advance of it, into which one of the front wheels plunged.”
softer
  1. comparative form of soft: more soft
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “However, mixed with softer more feminine elements, such as tiered cotton skirts and frilled shirts, this look is extremely wearable.”
      “Rails with hard edges or straight cut rails provide a quicker turn, while softer or more rounded rails tend to be more forgiving.”
      “Many people who go on methadone programmes, the softer alternative to abstinence, remain on them for years.”
softest
  1. superlative form of soft: most soft
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Prices have scarcely risen over the past year, while rents are at their softest in recent memory.”
      “This double-fold money belt is 3 inches wide and is made of the softest pebble-grain calfskin imaginable.”
      “Ivan did hear the softest rasp of metal against metal before turning around.”
softening
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