English dictionary definition of:

soft


Adjective

  • yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • compassionate and kind; conciliatory
  • (of sound) relatively low in volume
  • produced with vibration of the vocal cords
  • not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)
  • used chiefly as a direction or description in music
  • (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')
  • easily hurt
  • (of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
  • using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation
  • tolerant or lenient
  • soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
  • having little impact
  • out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
  • willing to negotiate and compromise
  • not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
  • mild and pleasant
  • not brilliant or glaring

Adverb

  • in a relaxed manner; or without hardship

Thesaurus

balmy   cushy   delicate   diffuse   diffused   easy   easygoing   flabby   flaccid   gentle   indulgent   lenient   mild   piano   sonant   subdued   voiced  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 4: Section 6 and learn about the word soft in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Final consonant blends.

Scrabble score for soft


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 10:26:18 on 12-02-20

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