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  Words related to soft

Related / Similar Words: cushy, nonalcoholic, easy, gentle, piano, indulgent, lax, lenient, delicate

 

Definition:
  • not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "a soft job";
  • lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively;
  • metaphorically soft; "my father is a soft touch"; "soft light"; "a soft rain"; "a soft Southern drawl"; "soft brown eyes"; "a soft glance";
  • of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s'' and `sh'');
  • used of beverages; not containing alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"; "soft drinks";
  • having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window";
  • of sound; relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music";
  • used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition";
  • tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children";
  • easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby''s delicate skin";
  • in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft'' is nonstandard);

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    See Also: easy, kind, merciful, tender, warmhearted, quiet

     

    Pertainyms: cushy, easy

     

    Attributes: hardness, volume, loudness, intensity

     

    Anagrams: FOTS

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese:   Croatian: mek  
    Dutch: zacht   French: mou  
    German: weich   Hungarian: lágy  
    Irish: bog   Italian: morbido  
    Japanese: 柔らかい   Korean: 부드럽다  
    Portuguese: mole   Russian: мягкий  
    Spanish: blando   Swedish: mjuk  
     
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