"softer" in the adjective sense
yielding readily to pressure or weight
compassionate and kind conciliatory
"he was soft on his children"
of sound) relatively low in volume
4. delicate, soft
"a baby's delicate skin"
5. voiced, sonant, soft
produced with vibration of the vocal cords
"a frequently voiced opinion"
"voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'"
not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons
7. piano, soft
used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft in a quiet, subdued tone
"the piano passages in the composition"
8. soft, diffuse, diffused
of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected
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')
of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
"the market for computers is soft"
using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation
"the soft sciences"
12. indulgent, lenient, soft
tolerant or lenient
"indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"
"too soft on the children"
"they are soft on crime"
13. gentle, soft
soft and mild not harsh or stern or severe
"a gentle reprimand"
"a vein of gentle irony"
"poked gentle fun at him"
14. easy, gentle, soft
having little impact
"an easy pat on the shoulder"
"a gentle breeze"
"a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
15. soft, flabby, flaccid
out of condition not strong or robust incapable of exertion or endurance
"he was too soft for the army"
"flabby around the middle"
willing to negotiate and compromise
17. cushy, soft, easygoing
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. balmy, mild, soft
mild and pleasant
"balmy days and nights"
"the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"
"a soft breeze"
19. soft, subdued
not brilliant or glaring
"the moon cast soft shadows"
"soft pastel colors"
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