Soft synonyms and antonyms
Category: Part of speech:
Fine or soft in touch or skill: Adapted to excite feeling or sympathy; expressive of the softer passions; pathetic.
Feeling weak and dizzy, as if about to swoon
Easily moved by another's distress; compassionate.
Covered with wool or something resembling wool in texture
(Archaic) Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble.
Overripe and soft; pulpy.
Able to adjust to changing circumstances; adaptable:
The definition of flaccid is something that is soft, limp or drooping.
The definition of pliable is a person or thing that bends or is easily influenced.
Like flint; extremely hard and firm; inflexible
Balmy is defined as something that is moderate and pleasant.
Of or covered with soft, fine feathers or hair
The definition of placid is calm or quiet.
Able to change and adapt, especially by acquiring alternative pathways for sensory perception or motor skills. Used of the central nervous system.
The definition of quiet is making little or no movement or sound.
Producing a good yield; productive
Given to or characterized by gush; effusive
(Of water) with little waves on the surface. (Especially when capitalized) Holy.
Not harsh or severe in disciplining, punishing, judging, etc.; mild; merciful; clement
Of or pertaining to the punk subculture.
Produced by crushing or bruising; resembling, or consisting of, a mash
Not bright, vivid, or shiny: Being in the shade, not in direct light.
Lacking in radiance or vitality; dull: Made from the wood of the ash-tree.
Consisting of or marked by mist: Thick with haze; somewhat obscured with haze.
Having or showing fond feelings or affection; loving and tender. Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate
Polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
Having a body characterized by fleshiness or softness, as from being somewhat overweight:
Granted to an individual because of an emergency or other unusual circumstances:
The definition of compliant is obeying.
Covered with fibers resembling cotton; nappy. (Chiefly US) Comfortable; often in a way that will suit a person's body.
The definition of feeble is someone who is weak or a half-hearted attempt or something that is faint or unconvincing.
Gentle or kind in disposition, manners, or behavior.
(--- Biology) Having no divisions or branches; not compound:
That can be managed; controllable, tractable, contrivable, etc.
Not smooth to the touch; coarse
Not perfected, completed, or fully detailed:
(Archaic) Manifest to the mind, as light is to the eyes; clear; evident; plain.
Capable of being changed or adjusted to meet particular or varied needs:
Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
Lacking or resulting from a lack of intelligence:
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
Pleasantly smooth in manner; suave
Tending to conciliate or reconcile
Acting, working, or done easily, or in a quick, smooth way; fluent; ready
Very quietly. In soft tones.
Unsure of how to act or proceed; undecided.
Yielding or trembling under the feet, as moist or boggy ground; shaking; moving.
The definition of snug is something that is warm, cozy, tight, or hidden.
Not glaring in color; soft and light in tone.
The definition of sympathetic is feeling compassion for someone or a situation, or connected by a mutual feeling or passion.
Living in an environment that is temperate, not extreme.
Having calluses; toughened:
Difficult to endure; oppressive:
The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
Lacking in shade; undiminished:
Not willing to change or be persuaded; resolute:
The definition of rigid is a person or thing that is stiff, doesn't bend or doesn't move.
Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
Forcefully assertive or severely critical:
Forceful and pointed; emphatic:
Capable of some independent functioning because equipped with a microprocessor or computer
Energetic or quick in movement:
Resembling a marsh; soggy.
Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale: (Photography) dark, with little or no fill light and high lighting ratio. Relaxed, unstressful, not pressured.
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Not violent or rigorous; temperate; mild; gentle.
The definition of slight is a small amount or someone that is fragile or has little weight or substance.
Not strict or severe, as in discipline or authority
Characterized by lenient or forbearing judgment: Said of weather and similar circumstances that are mild.
Full of mercy; compassionate:
Able to digest or metabolize a food, drug, or other substance or compound: Characterized by or pertaining to . bathos
Effusively sad or full of self-pity; extremely sentimental:
Having a sweet, weak, sickening taste; insipid or nauseating
Romantic is defined as something, such as an action or behavior, that is done to woo a significant other or to be a sign of love and/or affection.
The definition of sentimental is a feeling of looking back fondly on memories, sometimes with a little bit of sadness or a wishing you could be back at that time. (By extension) Dripping wet
Characterized by dripping; drizzly:
(Informal) Emotionally charged so as to induce sorrow.
Behind others in progress or development:
The definition of simple-minded is someone who is unsophisticated, foolish or mentally impaired.
Not quick or clever in understanding; dull; obtuse
Low in spirits; depressed:
Designating a time when one is not strictly attentive to business or affairs, or is absent from a post, and, hence, a time when affairs are not urgent.
Not active; slow or slow-moving; dull
Marked by friendly intimacy:
Affording or characterized by comfort and peace; restful.
Yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm
Affectedly or extravagantly emotional
Having only a limited ability to learn and understand
Characterized by reduced economic activity
Dealing with things in a relaxed manner; not hurried or agitated
Using more words than are needed; long-winded; wordy
(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected
In a soft or quiet tone. Used chiefly as a direction. (Phonetics): Sounded with vibration of the vocal cords. For example, the phone [z] is voiced, while [s] is unvoiced. Unfeeling or lacking emotion due to experience; callous. (Music) Loud. Used as a dynamic directive in sheet music in its abbreviated form, "f.", to indicate raising the volume of the music. (Abbreviated in musical notation with an f, the Unicode character 1D191.)
(Medicine) Not involving alcohol as its cause.
The definition of pale is someone or something light in color or washed out.
The definition of dim is not bright, somewhat dark or unclear.
Not irritating, strident, or loud
Containing numerous shreds or fluffy particles of grayish or white mucus or other material. Used of a fluid such as urine.
Appreciative of benefits received; thankful: Describing a substance, especially a dry foodstuff such as grain, that resembles meal.
The definition of tranquil is someone or something that is calm and peaceful.
Having a mind that works slowly and ineffectively; not bright or alert; dull (Physics) Designating a parameter of an electromagnetic field which is adjusted to account for the finite speed of radiation. [from 20th c.]
Susceptible to impressions; malleable:
Thin and easily broken or damaged; poorly made and fragile; frail
Not strict or exact; careless
Covered with or consisting of feathers.
Able to spring back to its original size, shape, or position after being stretched, squeezed, flexed, expanded, etc.; flexible; springy Synonym Study
, often equivalent to
, carries a more positive connotation of being pleasantly soothing or tranquil a gentle breeze, voice, etc.
applies to that which is not as rough, harsh, irritating, etc. as it might be a mild cigarette, criticism, etc.
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.
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
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