Hyphenation of soft

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Definitions of soft:

Yielding readily to pressure or weight
Compassionate and kind
Conciliatory He was soft on his children
(of sound) relatively low in volume
Soft voices Soft music
Easily hurt
Soft hands A baby's delicate skin
Produced with vibration of the vocal cords
A frequently voiced opinion Voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'
Not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)
Soft targets
Used chiefly as a direction or description in music
The piano passages in the composition
(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')
(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
The market for computers is soft
Using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation
Soft data The soft sciences
Tolerant or lenient
Indulgent parents risk spoiling their children Too soft on the children They are soft on crime
Soft and mild
Not harsh or stern or severe A gentle reprimand A vein of gentle irony Poked gentle fun at him
Having little impact
An easy pat on the shoulder Gentle rain A gentle breeze A soft (or light) tapping at the window
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
Willing to negotiate and compromise
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
Mild and pleasant
Balmy days and nights The climate was mild and conducive to life or growth A soft breeze
Not brilliant or glaring
The moon cast soft shadows Soft pastel colors Subdued lighting
In a relaxed manner
Or without hardship Just wanted to take it easy (`soft' is nonstandard)

Synonyms of soft:

adj soft, brushed, fleecy, napped, cheeselike, compressible, squeezable, cottony, cushioned, cushiony, padded, demulcent, emollient, salving, softening, downy, downlike, flossy, fluffy, flabby, flaccid, flocculent, woolly, wooly, yielding, mushy, overstuffed, softish, semisoft, spongy, squashy, squishy, spongelike, velvet, velvety
adj soft, coddled, pampered, spoiled, compliant, diffused, softened, easy, effeminate, weak, euphonious, liquid, mellow, mellowing, easy, kind, merciful, tender, warmhearted
adj soft, dull, muffled, muted, softened, gentle, little, small, low, low-toned, murmuring, susurrant, whispering, murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous, soft-footed, soft-spoken, hushed, muted, subdued, quiet, quiet
adj delicate, tender, untoughened
adj piano, pianissimo, pianissimo assai
adj nonalcoholic
adj soft, fricative, sibilant, spirant, palatal, palatalized, palatalised
adj indulgent, lax, lenient, permissive
adj easy, gentle, light
adj cushy, easy
adv easy

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