Definition of soft spot
- has a soft spot for him
- a soft spot in the defense system
They found a soft spot in the enemy's defenses.
a huge trade imbalance continued to be the soft spot in the nation's economy
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: a strong liking for someone or something
: a weak point that can be attacked
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