cushioned
cushioned cushioned (k[oo^]sh"[u^]nd), adj. 1. furnished with a cushion or other device to reduce hardness.

Syn: cushiony, padded. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. having the severity reduced; having the unpleasant effects mitigated. [PJC]

3. protected against shock by adding soft padding or other device to reduce deceleration in a collision.

Syn: cushioned. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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