Soft in a sentence as an adjective

Not so long ago he would have been executed for it, 35 is a soft ruling.

He describes horrible things with soft, feel-good terms.

As soon as we go soft on the net neutrality issue, ISPs are going to take advantage.

They may have been soft on the hardcore science, but they opened up the breadth of my understanding of the world.

Best soft launch ever on Hacker News!This one had everything: - Build something you want.

At the image midpoint, this should be `g`.* "although I suspect this to be a side effect: This is not how soft-shadows are done.

These images contain all the blobs and whatnot necessary to restore your device's OS even in the event of a soft-brick.

Soft in a sentence as an adverb

The hard-won assets are all "soft skills:" professionalism, teamwork, planning.

One thing I just discovered is that the tires, 21" super-soft compound high-performance Michelins, only last 20,000 miles and cost $2900 to replace.

Gates responded by writing an open letter titled Open Letter to Hobbyists that considered the sharing of software to be theft.

There's no excuse for not hiding your administrative tools, generally the soft underbelly of the whole smash, from the Internet.

This eventually led to the creation of Dr. Dobb's Journal edited by Jim Warren that distributed free or very inexpensive software in response to Gates' claims of theft.

If the study is correct, take one group of people who use diet soft drinks with an overall healthy diet and compare it to another group of people who consume the same overall healthy diet but drink water instead of diet soft drinks, and the group that drinks water should have a better glucose tolerance response than the diet soft drink group.

Soft definitions


yielding readily to pressure or weight


compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children"


(of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"


easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"

See also: delicate


produced with vibration of the vocal cords; "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'";

See also: voiced sonant


not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "soft targets"


used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"

See also: piano


(of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected

See also: diffuse diffused


(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')


(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value; "the market for computers is soft"


using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation; "soft data"; "the soft sciences"


tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"

See also: indulgent lenient


soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him"

See also: gentle


having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

See also: easy gentle


out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance; "he was too soft for the army"; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks"

See also: flabby flaccid


willing to negotiate and compromise


not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "the easygoing life of a parttime consultant"; "a soft job"

See also: cushy easygoing


mild and pleasant; "balmy days and nights"; "the climate was mild and conducive to life or growth"; "a soft breeze"

See also: balmy mild


not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"

See also: subdued


in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)

See also: easy