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Another word for soft

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Adjective
  1. Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm

    See also:

    resist

  2. Not irritating, strident, or loud

    See also:

    sounds

  3. Free from severity or violence, as in movement

  4. Of small intensity

      1. Small in size, degree, or amount:
      2. Lacking strength, substance, or solidity; frail:
      3. Of small importance or consideration; trifling:
      1. Being within reasonable limits; not excessive or extreme:
      2. Not violent or subject to extremes; mild or calm; temperate:
      3. Of medium or average quantity or extent.
      1. Electromagnetic radiation that is visible, perceivable by the normal human eye as colors between red and violet, having frequencies between 400 terahertz and 790 terahertz and wavelengths between 750 nanometers and 380 nanometers.
      2. Electromagnetic radiation of any frequency or wavelength.
      3. The sensation of perceiving light; brightness:
      1. Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
      2. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
      3. Easily managed or handled; docile:
    See also:

    strong

  5. Of a kindly, considerate character

    See also:

    kind

  6. Not strict or severe

    See also:

    accept

  7. Affectedly or extravagantly emotional

    See also:

    feelings

  8. Having only a limited ability to learn and understand

    See also:

    ability

  9. Characterized by reduced economic activity

    See also:

    increase

  10. Affording pleasurable ease

    See also:

    good

Another word for soft

Modifier
  1. Pliable

      1. Easily resuming original size or shape after being stretched or otherwise deformed; flexible.
      2. Relating to a collision in which the total kinetic energy is conserved.
      3. Quick to recover, as from disappointment; resilient:
      1. Easily bent or flexed; pliable.
      2. Easily altered or modified to fit conditions; adaptable:
      3. Yielding readily to influence or domination; compliant:
      1. Capable of being shaped or formed, as by hammering or pressure:
      2. Easily controlled or influenced:
      3. Able to adjust to changing circumstances; adaptable:
    See also:

    flexible

  2. Soft to the eye

  3. Soft to the ear

    See also:

    faint

  4. Soft in conduct

    See also:

    kind

  5. Lacking training

    See also:

    weak

    fat

  6. *Easy

    See also:

    easy

Synonym Study

  • Gentle , often equivalent to mild , carries a more positive connotation of being pleasantly soothing or tranquil a gentle breeze, voice, etc.
  • Mild applies to that which is not as rough, harsh, irritating, etc. as it might be a mild cigarette, criticism, etc.
  • Bland implies such an absence of irritation, stimulation, pungency, etc. in something as to make it soothing, unexciting, and hence, sometimes, uninteresting bland foods, climate, etc.
  • Soft implies an absence or reduction of all that is harsh, rough, too intense, etc. so as to be pleasing to the senses soft colors, a soft voice