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soft

adjective
 
/sɔft/
A2 not hard, and easy to press: a soft cushion Cook the onion until it’s soft. →  Opposite hard adj
A2 smooth and pleasant to touch: soft hair/skin →  Opposite rough
B1 A soft sound is very quiet: He spoke in a soft voice.
B1 A soft color or light is not bright: soft yellow paint →  Opposite bright
too kind: You’re too soft to be a police officer.
softness noun [no plural]
(Definition of soft from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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