1 the property of giving little resistance to pressure [ant: hardness]
2 a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency [ant: volume]
3 a disposition to be lenient in judging others; "softness is not something permitted of good leaders"
- a state of being soft
Softness may refer to:
softness in German: Zartheit
acceptance, adynamia, airiness, anemia, ascent, atony, blah feeling, bloodlessness, bubbliness, buoyancy, cachexia, cachexy, carelessness, chicken-liveredness, chickenheartedness, clemency, clementness, commodiousness, compassion, convenience, cowardice, cowardliness, coziness, cullibility, cushioniness, daintiness, debilitation, debility, deceivability, decrescendo, delicacy, dimness, doughiness, down, downiness, dullness, dupability, easiness, easygoingness, ethereality, etiolation, faintheart, faintheartedness, faintness, fatigue, fear, feeblemindedness, feebleness, filminess, fine-grainedness, fineness, flabbiness, flaccidity, flatness, fleshiness, floatability, fluff, fluffiness, foaminess, fondness, forbearance, forbearing, forcelessness, friendliness, frothiness, fuzz, fuzziness, gentleness, gossameriness, greenness, gullibility, henheartedness, hoaxability, homelikeness, homeliness, homeyness, hospitality, humaneness, humanity, impotence, impotency, imprecision, impuissance, indifference, indistinctness, infirmity, ingenuousness, lack of weight, languishment, languor, lassitude, laxity, laxness, lenience, leniency, lenientness, lenity, levitation, levity, lightness, lily-liveredness, listlessness, looseness, loosening, lowness, luxuriousness, mashiness, mercifulness, mercy, mildness, milksopism, milksoppiness, milksoppishness, moderateness, mushiness, naiveness, naivete, naivety, negligence, overindulgence, overpermissiveness, pastel, pastel color, pastiness, patience, peace, peacefulness, peach fuzz, permissiveness, persuadability, pigeonheartedness, pithiness, pity, power vacuum, powerlessness, prostration, pubescence, pulpiness, pulpousness, refinement, relaxation, relaxedness, remissness, reposefulness, restfulness, roominess, satin, satininess, seduceability, silk, silkiness, simpleness, simplicity, slackness, sloppiness, sluggishness, smoothness, snugness, soft color, softheartedness, sponginess, squashiness, strengthlessness, subaudibility, subduedness, subtle color, succulence, tender feeling, tenderheartedness, tenderness, timidity, timidness, timorousness, tolerance, unclearness, unheaviness, unmanfulness, unmanliness, unrestraint, unsophistication, velvet, velvetiness, volatility, warm heart, warmheartedness, warmness, weak-mindedness, weakheartedness, weakliness, weakness, weariness, weightlessness, yeastiness, yellowness