Definition of SOFT

  1. (adj)yielding readily to pressure or weight
  2. (adj)compassionate and kind; conciliatory
  3. (adj)(of sound) relatively low in volume
  4. (adj)produced with vibration of the vocal cords
  5. (adj)not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons)
  6. (adj)(used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft; in a quiet, subdued tone
  7. (adj)(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected
  8. (adj)(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')
  9. (adj)easily hurt
  10. (adj)(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
  11. (adj)using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation
  12. (adj)tolerant or lenient
  13. (adj)soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
  14. (adj)having little impact
  15. (adj)out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
  16. (adj)willing to negotiate and compromise
  17. (adj)not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship
  18. (adj)mild and pleasant
  19. (adj)not brilliant or glaring
  20. (adv)in a relaxed manner; or without hardship