Soft appears in the following tongue twisters:
- Sister Suzie sewing shirts for soldiers
Such skill as sewing shirts
Our shy young sister Suzie shows
Some soldiers send epistles
Say they'd rather sleep in thistles
Than the saucy, soft short shirts for soldiers Sister Suzie sews.
- Sister Susie's sewing shirts for soldiers,
Such saucy soft short shirts for soldiers sister Susie sews,
Some soldiers send epistles say they'd sooner sleep on thistles,
Than those saucy soft short shirts for soldiers,
Sister Susie sews.
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective soft:
Comparison of usage frequency between the adjective soft and its most common antonyms:
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Definition of the adjective soft
What does soft mean as an attribute of a noun?
Soft is one of the top 100 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: softer | softest
- yielding readily to pressure or weight
- antonym: hard
- similar: brushed / fleecy / napped; cheeselike; compressible / squeezable; cottony; cushioned / cushiony / padded; demulcent / emollient / salving / softening; downlike / downy / flossy / fluffy; flaccid; flocculent / woolly / wooly; yielding; mushy; overstuffed; semisoft / softish; spongelike / spongy / squashy / squishy; velvet / velvety
- attribute: hardness = the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched
- compassionate and kind; conciliatory
- (of sound) relatively low in volume
- examples: soft voices | soft music
- antonym: loud
- similar: dull / muffled / muted / softened; euphonious; gentle; hushed / muted / quiet / subdued; little / small; low / low-toned; murmuring / susurrant / whispering; murmurous / rustling / soughing / susurrous; soft-footed; soft-spoken
- attribute: intensity / loudness / volume = the magnitude of sound
- see also: quiet
- easily hurt
- produced with vibration of the vocal cords
- not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)
- example: soft targets
- antonym: hardened
- (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft; in a quiet, subdued tone
- (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
- example: the market for computers is soft
- similar: falling
- using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation
- examples: soft data | the soft sciences
- similar: qualitative
- tolerant or lenient
- soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
- having little impact
- out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
- willing to negotiate and compromise
- not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
- mild and pleasant
- not brilliant or glaring
Alternative definition of the adjective soft
- Giving way under pressure.
- [context: of cloth or similar material] Smooth and flexible.
- See Gentle.
- Requiring little or no effort, easy
- Not bright or intense
- [context: of a road intersection] Having an acute angle.
- [context: of a sound] Quiet.
- antonym: hard
- [linguistics] voiced, sonant
- antonym: sensible
- [linguistics] [rare] voiceless
- [linguistics, Slavic languages] palatalized
- [slang] Lacking strength or resolve, wimpy.
- [context: of water] Low in dissolved calcium compounds.
- [context: Northern England, colloquial] Foolish.
- [physics] Of a ferromagnetic material; a material that becomes essentially non magnetic when an external magnetic field is removed, a material with a low magnetic coercivity. (compare hard)
- [context: of a person] Physically or emotionally weak.
Definition of the adverb soft
What does soft mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- Soft is an American indie rock band from New York City.
- Soft is a musical group.
- album: "Art Farmer Remixes"
- official website: www.softribe.jp
- Soft is a musical group.
- albums: "Partout étranger", "Konfyans", "Kadans a péyi-la"
There are other groups with in their name, like Soft Boys, Soft Cell, Soft Heap, Soft Black, Soft Cream, Soft Eject, Soft Sands, Soft Verge, Soft Works, Soft Ballet, Soft Canyon, Soft Metals, Soft Parade, Soft Swells, Soft Tigers, Soft Machine, Soft Verdict, The Soft Boys, The Soft Eyes and The Soft Moon.
- "Soft" is a musical album of Nevarakka.
- released on (8 years ago)
- "Soft" is a composition.
- "Soft" is a musical EP of Sr. Click.
- released on (9 years ago)
- "SOFT" is a musical album of Luke Rathborne.
- released on
- "Soft" is a musical single of The Winyls.
- released on (5 years ago)
- "Soft" is a musical album of Sunburned Hand of the Man.
- released in (11 years ago)
- "Soft" a.k.a. "Live 2002" is a musical album of Sinclair.
- read more about Live 2002
"Soft" a.k.a. "Soft!" is a novel by British writer Rupert Thomson, written in 1998 London.
- also known as "Soft"
"Soft" is a 2007 short drama film written and directed by Simon Ellis.
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- producer: Jane Hooks
- production design by Prue Howard
- written by Simon Ellis
- Jonathan Phillips as Iain
- Matthew O'Shea as Scott
- Michael Socha as ASBO
- Ashley Marshall as Gang
- Luke Kingston as Gang
- David Harrison as Gang
- Jess Buxton as Gang
- Zara Hearnshaw as Gang
- Kiddus Salassie as Gang
- Mark Devenport as Shopkeeper
- Christine McSween as Passing Woman
- Phil Molloy as Neighbour
- Jane Hooks as Neighbour
- cinematography by Christopher Ross
- edited by Simon Ellis
- music by Tom Bailey
- genre: Drama
- released on (7 years ago)
- some of the awards:
- Soft is a fictional character from the 2001 film No Man's Land.
- Soft is a fictional character from the 1992 film Cyber Eden.
- Soft is a fictional character from the 1985 drama mystery science fiction film O-Bi, O-Ba: The End of Civilization.
Soft is a cheese texture.
There are other foods with Soft in their name, like Soft serve, Cod Soft Roe, Soft boiled egg, Soft-Boiled Egg, Soft-shell crab, Taco Bell Soft Taco, Taco Bell Soft Taco with steak, Canola Harvest Soft Spread Margarine, Keebler Baker's Treasures Soft Cookies, Keebler Soft Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies and Keebler Chips Deluxe Soft 'n' Chewy Cookies.
Soft is an album by Dan Bodan.
Phrases with Soft
- Soft C
- Soft G
- soft on
- Soft key
- soft roe
- soft rot
- Soft Top
- soft coal
- soft copy
- soft corn
- Soft Crab
- soft diet
- soft drug
- soft flag
- Soft Mick
- soft news
- Soft Pine
- Soft rock
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Soft
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by Robert A. Ronzio
researchers published an article in the British medical journal Lancet linking soft drink consumption among children and adolescents with the rise in obesity rates among U.S. teens. The researchers found ...
by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson
soap, heavy-duty/ soft spun soap, heavy-duty A detergent that is predominantly soap with alkalis added to improve its cleaning power. soaping The application of a soap or detergent solution to a fabric. Hot soaping is effective as an after ...
Volume 6 - Calcination Equipment to Catalysis by John J. McKetta Jr
Introduction Soft drinks are unique in being a class of beverage that is mainly served as a thirst quench. The most popular flavors are colas, lemon-lime, orange, ginger ale. and herbal types such as root beer and birch beer. Most of the drinks ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
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A Pianist's Dictionary (2009)
Reflections on a Life by Alan Hersh
Indeed, the left pedal is sometimes called the “soft” pedal, and its most usual purpose is to achieve a quiet, hushed quality of sound. Even today, many pianists believe that it is “cheating” to use the left pedal to create that softer dynamic.
The Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)
by U S Dept of Agriculture
Soft rot typically is relatively shallow; the affected wood is greatly degraded and often soft when wet, but immediately beneath the zone of rot, the wood may be firm (Fig. 13–6). Because soft rot usually is rather shallow, it is most likely to ...
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The skin of her neck feels just as soft as the silky shiny fabric of her skirt.
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Make a photograph of something that is soft, or at least looks that way. Convince the viewer of the softness.
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- Soft Beauty
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- Soft Skills Sketchnote
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- Soft soft
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Nice in large view.
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- Soft thorn
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- Soft Sense
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- Soft Tones Dice
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- Soft Vision
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- Soft Fluffy Clouds
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Video language resources about Soft
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- Mineral Eye Liner | Soft & Smooth Eye Definition by e.l.f. Cosmetics
- Video Slide Explanation of how Spectra Soft Laser Peel works for Enlarged Pores
Video slide explanation of how Spectra Soft Laser Peel In Las Vegas improves enlarged pores. Spectra Soft Peel for large pores & melasma is currently ...
- Soft Meaning
Video shows what soft means. Easily giving way under pressure.. Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.. Gentle.. soft pronunciation. How to ...
- Soft Insurance Market Definition : Insurance Questions
- Racing Term #291 "Soft" of Frankie Lovato's 365 Days of Terminology
- Soft drink Meaning
Video shows what soft drink means. Any carbonated, usually sweet, non-alcoholic drink.. Any non-alcoholic drink.. Soft drink Meaning. How to pronounce ...
- The Observant Jew - Soft Launch - Meaning in a Minute
- Soft Spoken- dialect tag
- Unveiling of "Soft Language of Empty Space" Mandala Painting
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- Soft language
- NinA SkoL soft description perscribed
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- Signing "Soft Language of Empty Space"
As a way of "signing" this collaborative work of art, the hands of all who were involved in making its creation possible were traced on the back of the board during ...
- Day 350: Soft Language
- Description of GE Link Wireless BR30 Smart Connected LED Light Bulb, Soft White
- Huawei S9700 Series Switches Product Description soft hw 187407
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Quotes about Soft
Soft and hard words
There in the dictionary
Soft and hard
In a man beautify him
Soft and hard
In right place and
In right time
Make the country
And soft and hard
Are the ingredients
Of smart power strategy. (Gajanan Mishra)
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Scrabble value of S1O1F4T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of SOFT
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