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soft spot

noun

Simple Definition of soft spot

  • : a strong liking for someone or something

  • : a weak point that can be attacked

Full Definition of soft spot

  1. 1 :  a sentimental weakness <has a soft spot for him>

  2. 2 :  a vulnerable point <a soft spot in the defense system>

Examples of soft spot

  1. They found a soft spot in the enemy's defenses.

  2. <a huge trade imbalance continued to be the soft spot in the nation's economy>



1845

First Known Use of soft spot

1845


Medical Dictionary

soft spot

noun

Medical Definition of soft spot

  1. :  a fontanel of a fetal or young skull




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