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Soft

Definition

[adv] (informal) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
[adj] (informal) not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "a soft job"
[adj] lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively
[adj] metaphorically soft; "my father is a soft touch"; "soft light"; "a soft rain"; "a soft Southern drawl"; "soft brown eyes"; "a soft glance"
[adj] of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')
[adj] used of beverages; not containing alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"; "soft drinks"
[adj] having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
[adj] of sound; relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"
[adj] used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"
[adj] tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"
[adj] easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"

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Antonyms

alcoholic, forte, hard, loud