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What is the opposite of firm?

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Adjective
Opposite of having a solid, almost unyielding surface or structure
Soft fruits like avocados, bananas, berries and papayas can be pureed and mixed with extracted juices.”
Adjective
Opposite of firmly or solidly built
“He explains that because of the unstable ground on the river flats, holes dug for the foundations kept caving in.”
Adjective
Opposite of immovable, or fixed in place
“In this case, her hair is combed back into a tiara with a loose knot.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing resolute determination and strength of character
“After previous outrages, we had been irresolute and appeared unwilling to defend ourselves.”
Adjective
Opposite of having steady but not excessive power or strength
“He leaned towards her, pulled her close, and gave her a gentle kiss.”
Adjective
Opposite of steadfast and constant, especially of relationships
“Saying that you are sorry and meaning it is the first step to healing a broken relationship.”
Adjective
Opposite of decided upon and fixed or definite
“Such engagements were of indeterminate duration, there being no fixed date for their end, and each was discharged by performance rather than expiry.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“The substance of his claims for protection of actors and cheap drugs was either groundless or questionable.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or displaying resolve
“I have my doubts that you are going to succeed because you seem like a very weak-willed person.”
Adjective
Opposite of stubbornly, and perhaps unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
Adjective
Opposite of persisting for an extended period of time
Adjective
Opposite of fixed or not subject to alteration
Adjective
Opposite of strengthened or made secure against attack
Adjective
Opposite of expressing something forcibly and clearly
Adjective
Opposite of loyal, reliable, and hard-working
Adjective
Opposite of not physically able to be moved
Adjective
Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
Adjective
Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
Adjective
Opposite of faithfully committed to a cause or belief
Adjective
Opposite of able to withstand difficult conditions
Adjective
Opposite of firmly fixed in place or shut
Adjective
Opposite of able to be depended or relied on
“Peter is an unreliable worker, and cannot be depended on to work autonomously from the team.”
Adjective
Opposite of of good financial standing
“The directors failed to prevent their company from incurring debt when their business became insolvent.”
Adjective
Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
Adjective
Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
Adjective
Opposite of not capable of being destroyed
Adjective
(of a rule or discipline) Opposite of rigidly enforced, typically demanding total obedience or observance
“There seems to be a flexible regulation of speed limits on these wide and open roads.”
Adjective
Opposite of unquestioning to an absolute degree
Adjective
Opposite of having a strength of will or determination
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
Adjective
Opposite of firmly fixed in place
“Well, I banged on a few keys, and I finally got an unfrozen screen.”
Adjective
Opposite of having existed for a long time
Adjective
Opposite of unanimous or undivided
“All judges were asked to vote, but the panel was divided in their deliberation for a resounding winner.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a confident and forceful personality
Adjective
Opposite of to an absolute degree
“Cassidy was interrogated for an hour before making a partial confession to felony murder.”
Adjective
Opposite of that does not deviate, veer or turn aside
Adjective
Opposite of in an undamaged state
“The vase shattered on the ground, and all that was left was a pile of broken glass.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing good sense or judgment
Adjective
Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
Verb
Opposite of to make compact or resistant to pressure
“The beef has been sufficiently stewed to soften its collagen, making it delectably chewable.”
Verb
Opposite of to make or become hard, firm or solid
Noun
Opposite of the name or trademark of a fashion company
“I'd suggest you buy the generic brand as you get the same product for a fraction of the cost.”
Noun
Opposite of a business organization, public institution, or household
Noun
Opposite of a large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law
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