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Definition of SOFT
Pronunciation : SOFT

Adjective : SOFT

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) yielding readily to pressure or weight ;

  • 2. (

    ) compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music" ;

  • 5. (

    ) produced with vibration of the vocal cords; "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'" ;

  • 6. (

    ) not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "soft targets" ;

  • 7. (

    ) (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft; in a quiet, subdued tone; "the piano passages in the composition" ;

  • 9. (

    ) (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward the hard palate; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh') ;

  • 10. (

    ) (of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value; "the market for computers is soft" ;

  • 11. (

    ) using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation; "soft data"; "the soft sciences" ;

  • 12. (

    ) tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime" ;

  • 13. (

    ) soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him" ;

  • 14. (

    ) having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window" ;

  • 15. (

    ) out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance; "he was too soft for the army"; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks" ;

  • 16. (

    ) willing to negotiate and compromise ;

  • 17. (

    ) not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "the easygoing life of a parttime consultant"; "a soft job" ;

  • 18. (

    ) mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze" ;

  • 19. (

    ) not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting" ;

Adverb : SOFT

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy"; "the judge went easy on the young defendant" ;


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