Synonyms of softness


1. softness, consistency, consistence, eubstance, body

usage: the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded

2. unfitness, softness, ill health, unhealthiness, health problem

usage: poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)

3. balminess, softness, mildness, clemency

usage: the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing; "the day's heat faded into balminess"; "the climate had the softness of the south of France"

4. softness, economic condition

usage: a state of declining economic condition; "orders have recently picked up after a period of extreme softness"; "he attributes the disappointing results to softness in the economy"

5. softness, sound property

usage: a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency; "and in softness almost beyond hearing"

6. softness, visual property

usage: a visual property that is subdued and free from brilliance or glare; "the softness of the morning sky"

7. gentleness, softness, mildness, manner, personal manner

usage: acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered; "his fingers have learned gentleness"; "suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby"; "even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough"

8. indistinctness, softness, blurriness, fogginess, fuzziness, opacity, opaqueness

usage: the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines

9. effeminacy, effeminateness, sissiness, softness, womanishness, unmanliness, femininity, muliebrity

usage: the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man); "the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy"; "Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness"; "he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him"

10. softness, indulgence, lenience, leniency

usage: a disposition to be lenient in judging others; "softness is not something permitted of good leaders"

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