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  ( softer    comparative)   ( softest    superlative  )
1       adj   Something that is soft is pleasant to touch, and not rough or hard.,   (Antonym: rough)    Regular use of a body lotion will keep the skin soft and supple..., ...warm, soft, white towels.     
   softness             n-uncount  
The sea air robbed her hair of its softness.     
2       adj   Something that is soft changes shape or bends easily when you press it.,   (Antonym: hard, firm)    She lay down on the soft, comfortable bed..., Add enough milk to form a soft dough., ...soft cheese.     
3       adj   Something that has a soft appearance has smooth curves rather than sharp or distinct edges.   (=gentle)     (Antonym: hard)    This is a smart, yet soft and feminine look., ...the soft curves of her body.     
  softly      adv   ADV with v  
She wore a softly tailored suit., ...a fresh, modern hairstyle which has long layers falling softly on the neck.     
4       adj   Something that is soft is very gentle and has no force. For example, a soft sound or voice is quiet and not harsh. A soft light or colour is pleasant to look at because it is not bright.   (=gentle)  
There was a soft tapping on my door..., When he woke again he could hear soft music.     
  softly      adv   ADV with v  
She crossed the softly lit room..., She bent forward and kissed him softly.     
5       adj   If you are softon someone, you do not treat them as strictly or severely as you should do.  
usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ on n     (disapproval, Antonym: hard)    The president says the measure is soft and weak on criminals...     
6       adj   If you say that someone has a softheart, you mean that they are sensitive and sympathetic towards other people.,   (approval, Antonym: hard)    Her rather tough and worldly exterior hides a very soft and sensitive heart.     
7       adj   You use soft to describe a way of life that is easy and involves very little work.   (=easy)     (Antonym: hard)    The regime at Latchmere could be seen as a soft option...     
8       adj   Soft drugs are drugs, such as cannabis, which are illegal but which many people do not consider to be strong or harmful.  
ADJ n  
9       adj   A soft target is a place or person that can easily be attacked.   (=easy)  
Women who carry cash about in the streets, as they very often have to, are a very soft target.     
10       adj   Soft water does not contain much of the mineral calcium and so makes bubbles easily when you use soap.,   (Antonym: hard)   
11    If you have a soft spot for someone or something, you feel a great deal of affection for them or like them a lot.  
have a soft spot for sb      phrase   PHR after v, PHR n  
Terry had a soft spot for me...     
    a soft touch  
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Consulte también:

soften, soft, softie, softener

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