The property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded.
Roget 822: sensibility, sensibleness, sensitiveness; moral sensibility; impressibility, affectibility†; susceptibleness, susceptibility, susceptivity†; mobility; vivacity, vivaciousness; tenderness, softness; ... show more
Poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury).
The quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing:
— The climate had the softness of the south of France.
A state of declining economic condition.
A sound property that is free from loudness or stridency.
A visual property that is subdued and free from brilliance or glare.
Acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered:
— Suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby.
The quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines.
Dutch: onduidelijkheid, onscherpte, vaagheid
The trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man):
— He was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him.
Dutch: effeminatie, verwijfd, verwijfdheid
Polish: niemęskość, zniewieściałość
A disposition to be lenient in judging others.
Moby thesaurus: acceptance, adynamia, airiness, anemia, ascent, atony, blah feeling, bloodlessness, bubbliness, buoyancy, cachexia, cachexy, carelessness, chicken-liveredness, chickenheartedness, clemency, clementness, commodiousness, compassion, convenience ... show more.
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