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KK Pronunciation

〔 sɒft 〕


〔 sɒft 〕

Overview of adj soft

The adj soft has 19 senses

  • soft -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

  • soft -- (compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children")

  • soft -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

  • delicate, soft -- (easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin")

  • voiced, sonant, soft -- (produced with vibration of the vocal cords; "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'";)

  • soft -- (not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "soft targets")

  • piano, soft -- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition")

  • soft, diffuse, diffused -- ((of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected)

  • soft -- ((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'))

  • soft -- ((of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value; "the market for computers is soft")

  • soft -- (using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation; "soft data"; "the soft sciences")

  • indulgent, lenient, soft -- (tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime")

  • gentle, soft -- (soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him")

  • easy, gentle, soft -- (having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window")

  • 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"; "flaccid cheeks")

  • soft -- (willing to negotiate and compromise)

  • 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")

  • balmy, mild, soft -- (mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze")

  • soft, subdued -- (not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting")

Overview of adv soft

The adv soft has 1 sense

  • easy, soft -- (in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard))