Adjective Definition


1.Definition: (of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value

"The market for computers is soft"

2.Definition: (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

Related Adjective(s):diffuse, diffused

3.Definition: (of sound) relatively low in volume

"Soft voices", "Soft music"

4.Definition: (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')

5.Definition: (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft; in a quiet, subdued tone

Related Adjective(s):piano

6.Definition: compassionate and kind; conciliatory

"He was soft on his children"

7.Definition: easily hurt

"Soft hands"

Related Adjective(s):delicate

8.Definition: having little impact

"A soft (or light) tapping at the window"

Related Adjective(s):easy, gentle

9.Definition: mild and pleasant

"A soft breeze"

Related Adjective(s):balmy, mild

10.Definition: not brilliant or glaring

"The moon cast soft shadows", "Soft pastel colors"

Related Adjective(s):subdued

11.Definition: not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship

"A soft job"

Related Adjective(s):cushy, easygoing

12.Definition: not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)

"Soft targets"

13.Definition: out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance

"He was too soft for the army"

Related Adjective(s):flabby, flaccid

14.Definition: produced with vibration of the vocal cords

Related Adjective(s):sonant, voiced

15.Definition: soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe

Related Adjective(s):gentle

16.Definition: tolerant or lenient

"Too soft on the children", "They are soft on crime"

Related Adjective(s):indulgent, lenient

17.Definition: using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation

"Soft data", "The soft sciences"

18.Definition: willing to negotiate and compromise

19.Definition: yielding readily to pressure or weight

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