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soft

soft

 
 
pronunciation:
sawft
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: softer, softest
definition 1: easy to bend or shape; not firm or hard.
I like to sleep on a soft bed.The metal became soft when we heated it.
synonyms:
tender
antonyms:
firm, hard
similar words:
flexible
definition 2: smooth; not rough.
She uses lotion to make her hands soft.
antonyms:
rough
similar words:
smooth, tender
definition 3: quiet or low in sound.
There was soft music playing as we ate dinner.
synonyms:
low, quiet
antonyms:
harsh, loud
similar words:
faint, gentle, light, weak
derivations: softly (adv.), softness (n.)
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  • softly:
    in a soft way.
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