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Synonyms for (adjective) soft

Synonyms: soft, subdued Definition: not brilliant or glaring Usage: the moon cast soft shadows; soft pastel colors; subdued lighting

Similar words: dull Definition: emitting or reflecting very little light Usage: a dull glow; dull silver badly in need of a polish; a dull sky

Synonyms: mild, soft, balmy Definition: mild and pleasant Usage: balmy days and nights; the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth; a soft breeze

Similar words: clement Definition: (of weather or climate) physically mild Usage: clement weather

Synonyms: easygoing, cushy, soft Definition: not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship Usage: what a cushy job!; the easygoing life of a parttime consultant; a soft job

Similar words: easy Definition: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort Usage: an easy job; an easy problem; an easy victory; the house is easy to heat; satisfied with easy answers; took the easy way out of his dilemma

Synonyms: soft Definition: willing to negotiate and compromise

Similar words: conciliative, conciliatory Definition: intended to placate Usage: spoke in a conciliating tone; a conciliatory visit

Synonyms: flabby, flaccid, soft Definition: out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance Usage: he was too soft for the army; flabby around the middle; flaccid cheeks

Similar words: unfit Definition: not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition Usage: fat and very unfit; certified as unfit for army service; drunk and unfit for service

Synonyms: soft Definition: yielding readily to pressure or weight

Similar words: fleecy, brushed, napped Definition: (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing Usage: a dress of brushed cotton; a fleecy lining; napped fabrics

Similar words: cheeselike Definition: having the consistency of cheese

Similar words: compressible, squeezable Definition: capable of being easily compressed

Similar words: cottony Definition: resembling cotton; as soft as cotton

Similar words: cushioned, cushiony, padded Definition: softened by the addition of cushions or padding

Similar words: emollient, demulcent, softening, salving Definition: having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin

Similar words: downlike, downy, flossy, fluffy Definition: like down or as soft as down

Similar words: flaccid Definition: drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness Usage: a flaccid penis

Similar words: flocculent, woolly, wooly Definition: having a fluffy character or appearance

Similar words: yielding Definition: lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure Usage: a deep yielding layer of foam rubber

Similar words: mushy Definition: having the consistency of mush

Similar words: overstuffed Definition: upholstered thickly and deeply Usage: an overstuffed sofa

Similar words: semisoft, softish Definition: somewhat soft

Similar words: spongelike, spongy, squashy, squishy Definition: easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility Usage: spongy bread

Similar words: velvet, velvety Definition: resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface

Synonyms: soft Definition: compassionate and kind; conciliatory Usage: he was soft on his children

Similar words: mellow Definition: having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience Usage: mellow wisdom; the peace of mellow age

Synonyms: soft Definition: (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')

Similar words: sibilant, spirant, continuant, strident, fricative Definition: of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')

Similar words: palatal, palatalised, palatalized Definition: produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')

Synonyms: easy, gentle, soft Definition: having little impact Usage: an easy pat on the shoulder; gentle rain; a gentle breeze; a soft (or light) tapping at the window

Similar words: light Definition: of little intensity or power or force Usage: the light touch of her fingers; a light breeze

Synonyms: soft Definition: (of sound) relatively low in volume Usage: soft voices; soft music

Similar words: softened, dull, muffled, muted Definition: being or made softer or less loud or clear Usage: the dull boom of distant breaking waves; muffled drums; the muffled noises of the street; muted trumpets

Similar words: euphonious Definition: (of speech or dialect) pleasing in sound; not harsh or strident Usage: her euphonious Southern speech

Similar words: gentle Definition: quiet and soothing Usage: a gentle voice; a gentle nocturne

Similar words: quiet, muted, hushed, subdued Definition: in a softened tone Usage: hushed voices; muted trumpets; a subdued whisper; a quiet reprimand

Similar words: little, small Definition: (of a voice) faint Usage: a little voice; a still small voice

Similar words: low, low-toned Definition: very low in volume Usage: a low murmur; the low-toned murmur of the surf

Similar words: susurrant, whispering, murmuring Definition: making a low continuous indistinct sound Usage: like murmuring waves; susurrant voices

Similar words: murmurous, susurrous, rustling, soughing Definition: characterized by soft sounds Usage: a murmurous brook; a soughing wind in the pines; a slow sad susurrous rustle like the wind fingering the pines- R.P.Warren

Similar words: soft-footed Definition: sound of quiet gentle steps

Similar words: soft-spoken Definition: having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh Usage: she was always soft-spoken

Synonyms: soft, piano Definition: used chiefly as a direction or description in music Usage: the piano passages in the composition

Similar words: pianissimo Definition: chiefly a direction or description in music; very soft

Similar words: pianissimo assai Definition: chiefly a direction or description in music; very soft

Synonyms: soft, gentle Definition: soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe Usage: a gentle reprimand; a vein of gentle irony; poked gentle fun at him

Similar words: mild Definition: moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme Usage: a mild winter storm; a mild fever; fortunately the pain was mild; a mild rebuke; mild criticism

Synonyms: indulgent, soft, lenient Definition: tolerant or lenient Usage: indulgent parents risk spoiling their children; too soft on the children; they are soft on crime

Similar words: permissive Definition: granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline Usage: direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive; permissive parents

Synonyms: soft Definition: using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation Usage: soft data; the soft sciences

Similar words: qualitative Definition: involving distinctions based on qualities Usage: qualitative change; qualitative data; qualitative analysis determines the chemical constituents of a substance or mixture

Synonyms: soft, delicate Definition: easily hurt Usage: soft hands; a baby's delicate skin

Similar words: untoughened, tender Definition: physically untoughened Usage: tender feet

Synonyms: soft Definition: (of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value Usage: the market for computers is soft

Similar words: falling Definition: becoming lower or less in degree or value Usage: a falling market; falling incomes