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Synonyms for soft

Synonyms for soft

yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm

not irritating, strident, or loud

free from severity or violence, as in movement

of small intensity

of a kindly, considerate character

having only a limited ability to learn and understand

characterized by reduced economic activity

affording pleasurable ease

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yielding readily to pressure or weight

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compassionate and kind

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(of sound) relatively low in volume

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easily hurt

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produced with vibration of the vocal cords

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not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)

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used chiefly as a direction or description in music

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(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

(of speech sounds)

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(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value

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using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation

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tolerant or lenient

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soft and mild

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having little impact

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out of condition

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willing to negotiate and compromise

not burdensome or demanding

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mild and pleasant

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not brilliant or glaring

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in a relaxed manner

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There I found a seat of some yellow metal that I did not recognize, corroded in places with a kind of pinkish rust and half smothered in soft moss, the arm-rests cast and filed into the resemblance of griffins' heads.
At length it was done; and the fair flowers lay glowing in the soft starlight, while beside them stood the Fairies, singing to the music of the wind-harps:--
Thus went Violet through the clear air, and the earth looked smiling up to her, as, with the bright wreath folded in her arms, she flew among the soft, white clouds.
Then he spread the ferns and grasses upon the ground in a soft flat bed, and above it leaned many branches together so that they met a few feet over its center.
The man heard the soft scraping of the body as it passed over the top of the palisade, and then silence.
Every one was a little affected - the soft throbbing of the violins upon the balcony was almost a relief.
I pursued her from tree to tree, and ever she eluded me, peeping back at me with kindly eyes, making soft sounds, and dancing and leaping and teetering before me just out of reach.
O Brown Holland you are but a coarse and cheap fabric, yet how soft and priceless you look when clothing the figure of Alicia!
From time to time she looks out into the garden, and sees the white-robed figure of a young girl pacing slowly to and fro in the soft brightness of the moonlight on the lawn.
She was clad in flowing, fluffy robes of soft material that reminded Dorothy of woven cobwebs, only it was colored in soft tintings of violet, rose, topaz, olive, azure, and white, mingled together most harmoniously in stripes which melted one into the other with soft blendings.
The next time you touch a Nettle, grasp it boldly, and it will be soft as silk to your hand, and not in the least hurt you.
There the moist breath of the western wind wafted her over the waves of the loud-moaning sea in soft foam, and there the gold-filleted Hours welcomed her joyously.
There was no soft blending, or kind obscurity, or elusive mistiness in that searching glitter.
Now runneth she foolishly in the arid wilderness, and seeketh and seeketh the soft sward--mine old, wild wisdom!
She stood before him for a moment in silence, as though not unwilling that he should appreciate the soft splendour of her toilette.