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2 smooth or delicate in appearance or feel
  • I like this sweater the best because it is so soft and comfortable

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3 giving easily to the touch
  • soft mattresses make it very easy to fall asleep, but they have a tendency to get lumpy

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8 providing physical comfort
  • a warm, soft bed to rest my weary bones

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9 tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others
  • felt that his wife had been a little too soft on their son, and that more discipline was in order

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10 marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low
  • it was a lovely soft spring evening

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11 not having or showing an ability to absorb ideas readily
  • sometimes I wonder if you've gone soft in the head

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The first known use of soft was before the 12th century

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“Soft.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soft. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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