Definition of Softness in English :
Define Softness in English
Softness meaning in English
Meaning of Softness in English
Pronunciation of Softness in English
Softness pronunciation in English
Pronounce Softness in Englishsee synonyms of softness
the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
2. softness, unfitness
poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
3. balminess, softness
the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing
Example Sentences:'the day's heat faded into balminess''the climate had the softness of the south of France'
a state of declining economic condition
Example Sentences:'orders have recently picked up after a period of extreme softness''he attributes the disappointing results to softness in the economy'
a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency
Example Sentences:'and in softness almost beyond hearing'
a visual property that is subdued and free from brilliance or glare
Example Sentences:'the softness of the morning sky'
acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
Example Sentences:'his fingers have learned gentleness''suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby''even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough'
the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)
Example Sentences:'the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy''Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness''he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him'
a disposition to be lenient in judging others
Example Sentences:'softness is not something permitted of good leaders'
Based on WordNet 3.0, Princeton University
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