What is the opposite of hard?

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Adjective
Opposite of solid and resistant to pressure
“The glass would fall, but not shatter, on the soft carpeted floor.”
Adjective
Opposite of requiring a great deal of effort
“Getting my children to sit still is effortless if you bribe them with cookies.”
Adjective
Opposite of forceful in nature
“The pinata failed to break open after receiving only a few light blows by the children.”
Adjective
Opposite of difficult to comprehend or decipher
“The crossword puzzle was very easy and I solved it in quick time.”
Adjective
Opposite of difficult to bear
“An economic boom was predicted and the populace were hopeful for more auspicious times to come.”
Adjective
Opposite of tough and exacting in one's expectations or treatment of others
“The drill sergeant was a surprisingly lenient man who was understanding of his soldiers' limitations.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to withstand hardship
“It was grueling work and he quickly gave up because he was a frail man.”
Adjective
Opposite of hardworking in nature
“I am at my wit's end as to how I can possibly motivate my team of lazy workers.”
Adjective
Opposite of unquestionable or indisputable
“We cannot, in good conscience, reach a determination based on ambiguous facts.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on fact
“As it turns out, the information you provided was largely fictitious and of no use to us.”
Adjective
Opposite of confronting or thought-provoking in nature
“Viewers were exasperated when the interviewer only asked the president a series of softball questions.”
Adjective
Opposite of established and not subject to change
“The rules at this establishment are flexible and subject to change at any time.”
Adjective
Opposite of bitter or resentful in nature
“He consciously chose to only harbor forgiving feelings toward those who had wronged him in the past.”
Adjective
Opposite of unwavering from one's opinion or persuasion
“His opinions on the matter were fickle and he would regularly change them on a whim.”
Adjective
(of liquor) Opposite of having an intoxicating nature
“I prefer non-alcoholic beverages as I do not enjoy being inebriated.”
Adjective
(of drugs or narcotics) Opposite of strong or potent in nature
“He made sure that he only dabbled in drugs that were nonaddictive.”
Adjective
Opposite of requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
Adjective
Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
Adjective
Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
Adjective
Opposite of upsetting in nature
“The arrival of their second child was a joyful blessing for the whole family.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to withstand strain or hardship
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
Adjective
Opposite of without the natural, conventional, or usual covering
Adjective
Opposite of the potency of an alcoholic drink
“If I have another drop of this diluted concoction, I'm going to go home a very grumpy man.”
Adverb
Opposite of with great force
“The fact he was not much of an athlete was apparent when he could only manage to throw the javelin feebly over a few meters.”
Adverb
Opposite of with determination or diligence
“It was unlikely that he would ever reach his goals by only working lazily towards them.”
Adverb
Opposite of with difficulty
“Federer breezed through the opening rounds of the tournament, easily accounting for all of his opponents.”
Adverb
Opposite of in an emotionally difficult manner
“He took the news of the Bitcoin crash lightly as he had only invested a small amount in the cryptocurrency.”
Adverb
(of one's gaze) Opposite of in a highly interested or concerned manner
“Edith gazed casually at the stars in the night sky as she thought of the friends she had left behind.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a steadfast manner
“He did not share his father's passion for the tribe and, hence, only held loosely to their core principles.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a resentful manner
“She had just come by a huge cash windfall and glanced contentedly at the piddling electric bill.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a harsh or severe manner
“The Government reacted by benevolently providing the displaced civilians with food and shelter.”
Adverb
Opposite of indulging excessively
“They partied moderately and headed home before things got out of hand.”
Adverb
Opposite of with the characteristics considered typical of a man, such as strength, courage, and determination
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