soft spot


: a strong liking for someone or something

: a weak point that can be attacked

Full Definition of SOFT SPOT

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

First Known Use of SOFT SPOT


soft spot

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOFT SPOT

:  a fontanel of a fetal or young skull


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