What is the opposite of hardened?

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Adjective
Opposite of very experienced in a particular job or activity and therefore not easily upset by its more unpleasant aspects
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Opposite of utterly fixed in a habit or way of life seen as bad
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Opposite of strengthened or made secure against attack, especially by nuclear weapons
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Opposite of stubbornly, and usually unreasonably, holding to an opinion, decision or purpose
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Opposite of consisting of matter all through
“Most of these applications use nitrogen in liquid form as a refrigerant.”
Adjective
Opposite of cruel, compassionless, discompassionate, as if having a heart made of stone
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Opposite of being such by habit, long-established, and not likely to change
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Opposite of firm, strong, or substantial
“From years of decay, the columns holding the structure together appear to be fragile.”
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Opposite of marked by having extensive life experiences
“They're too young, too inexperienced and, by the look of their work, unmusical.”
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(of a person or their behaviour) Opposite of not able to be changed or reformed
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Opposite of feeling or showing no sorrow or regret for wrongdoing
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Opposite of morally unprincipled
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Opposite of having or demonstrating an unwavering devotion toward someone or something
“I'm pretty fickle when it comes to supporting my country during the Olympics.”
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Opposite of experienced, especially in terms of a profession or a hobby
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Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
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(of a person, animal or material) Opposite of able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure
“Elijah Price's bones are so fragile, that they will break if he so much as falls innocuously.”
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Opposite of not easily bent or changed in shape
“A flexible tape measure is the only tool to accurately measure the human body's curves and contours.”
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Opposite of supported
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(of an attitude, habit, or belief) Opposite of firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change
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Opposite of which cannot be transformed in mind and spirit
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(of a person or animal) Opposite of able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions
“Despite enduring a sickly childhood Charles matured into a strong-willed Stuart monarch and an advocate of the divine right of kings.”
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Opposite of able to withstand strain or hardship
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
Adjective
Opposite of annealed or hard
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Opposite of not yielding in strength, severity, or determination
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Opposite of doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile
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Opposite of showing a lack of respect for God or religion
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Opposite of of root, too deep to remove
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Opposite of compulsively motivated
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(of an object or food) Opposite of free from moisture or liquid
“Check out how moist and scrumptious this cake looks.”
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Opposite of having a rough, hard or bony surface
“He had smooth skin and good teeth and didn't look like someone who was starving through the war.”
Adjective
(of a place) Opposite of prone to violence or disturbance
“The area was much more civilized in the past when criminal activity was at an all-time low.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to make or become physically hard or harder
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to dull or desensitize, emotionally or physically
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