Synonyms and related words:
acceptance, adynamia, airiness, anemia, ascent, atony, blah feeling, bloodlessness, bubbliness, buoyancy, cachexia, cachexy, carelessness, chicken-liveredness, chickenheartedness, clemency, clementness, commodiousness, compassion, convenience, cowardice, cowardliness, coziness, cullibility, cushioniness, daintiness, debilitation, debility, deceivability, decrescendo, delicacy, dimness, doughiness, down, downiness, dullness, dupability, easiness, easygoingness, ethereality, etiolation, faintheart, faintheartedness, faintness, fatigue, fear, feeblemindedness, feebleness, filminess, fine-grainedness, fineness, flabbiness, flaccidity, flatness, fleshiness, floatability, fluff, fluffiness, foaminess, fondness, forbearance, forbearing, forcelessness, friendliness, frothiness, fuzz, fuzziness, gentleness, gossameriness, greenness, gullibility, henheartedness, hoaxability, homelikeness, homeliness, homeyness, hospitality, humaneness, humanity, impotence, impotency, imprecision, impuissance, indifference, indistinctness, infirmity, ingenuousness, lack of weight, languishment, languor, lassitude, laxity, laxness, lenience, leniency, lenientness, lenity, levitation, levity, lightness, lily-liveredness, listlessness, looseness, loosening, lowness, luxuriousness, mashiness, mercifulness, mercy, mildness, milksopism, milksoppiness, milksoppishness, moderateness, mushiness, naiveness, naivete, naivety, negligence, overindulgence, overpermissiveness, pastel, pastel color, pastiness, patience, peace, peacefulness, peach fuzz, permissiveness, persuadability, pigeonheartedness, pithiness, pity, power vacuum, powerlessness, prostration, pubescence, pulpiness, pulpousness, refinement, relaxation, relaxedness, remissness, reposefulness, restfulness, roominess, satin, satininess, seduceability, silk, silkiness, simpleness, simplicity, slackness, sloppiness, sluggishness, smoothness, snugness, soft color, softheartedness, sponginess, squashiness, strengthlessness, subaudibility, subduedness, subtle color, succulence, tender feeling, tenderheartedness, tenderness, timidity, timidness, timorousness, tolerance, unclearness, unheaviness, unmanfulness, unmanliness, unrestraint, unsophistication, velvet, velvetiness, volatility, warm heart, warmheartedness, warmness, weak-mindedness, weakheartedness, weakliness, weakness, weariness, weightlessness, yeastiness, yellowness

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  • Softness — Soft ness, n. [AS. s?ftness, s?ftnyss.] The quality or state of being soft; opposed to {hardness}, and used in the various specific senses of the adjective. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Softness — may refer to:* The opposite of one of the many types of hardness. * A texture which is the opposite of roughness …   Wikipedia

  • softness — index lenience, mollification Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • softness — noun 1. the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded (Freq. 2) • Ant: ↑hardness • Derivationally related forms: ↑soft • Hypernyms: ↑consistency, ↑consistence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Softness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Softness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 softness softness pliableness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 flexibility flexibility Sgm: N 1 pliancy pliancy pliability Sgm: N 1 sequacity sequacity malleability …   English dictionary for students

  • softness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of yielding readily to pressure Nouns 1. softness, pliableness, pliancy, pliability, flexibility; malleability; ductility, tractility; extendability, extensibility; plasticity; flaccidity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • softness — soft ► ADJECTIVE 1) easy to mould, cut, compress, or fold. 2) not rough or coarse in texture. 3) quiet and gentle. 4) (of light or colour) pleasingly subtle; not harsh. 5) sympathetic or lenient, especially excessively so. 6) informal (of a job… …   English terms dictionary

  • softness — noun see soft I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • softness — See softly. * * * …   Universalium

  • softness — noun The quality of being soft. Ant: hardness …   Wiktionary

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