softness

  • 1Softness — Soft ness, n. [AS. s?ftness, s?ftnyss.] The quality or state of being soft; opposed to {hardness}, and used in the various specific senses of the adjective. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Softness — may refer to:* The opposite of one of the many types of hardness. * A texture which is the opposite of roughness …

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  • 3softness — index lenience, mollification Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4softness — noun 1. the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded (Freq. 2) • Ant: ↑hardness • Derivationally related forms: ↑soft • Hypernyms: ↑consistency, ↑consistence, ↑ …

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  • 5Softness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Softness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 softness softness pliableness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 flexibility flexibility Sgm: N 1 pliancy pliancy pliability Sgm: N 1 sequacity sequacity malleability …

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  • 6softness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of yielding readily to pressure Nouns 1. softness, pliableness, pliancy, pliability, flexibility; malleability; ductility, tractility; extendability, extensibility; plasticity; flaccidity,… …

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  • 7softness — soft ► ADJECTIVE 1) easy to mould, cut, compress, or fold. 2) not rough or coarse in texture. 3) quiet and gentle. 4) (of light or colour) pleasingly subtle; not harsh. 5) sympathetic or lenient, especially excessively so. 6) informal (of a job… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8softness — noun see soft I …

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  • 9softness — See softly. * * * …

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  • 10softness — noun The quality of being soft. Ant: hardness …

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  • 11softness — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, adynamia, airiness, anemia, ascent, atony, blah feeling, bloodlessness, bubbliness, buoyancy, cachexia, cachexy, carelessness, chicken liveredness, chickenheartedness, clemency, clementness, commodiousness …

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  • 12softness — soft·ness || sÉ”ftnɪs / sÉ’ft n. quality of being soft; malleability; smoothness; gentleness, tenderness; delicateness; quietness; weakness …

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  • 13softness — soft·ness …

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  • 14softness —   Walina, nāwele, olu. See soft …

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  • 15softness in the economy —    a recession    When it would seem, conversely, that times are hard:     Instead he insists that the current campaign was planned five months ago and is running because of softness in the economy. (Daily Telegraph, 29 October 1998, referring to …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 16stress softness factor — Смотри коэффициент мягкости напряженного состояния …

    Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • 17Malakia (effeminacy) — In Greek society, effeminacy (Greek: gr. ἀνανδρία ndash; anandria ; gr. μαλακία ndash; malakia; Latin: mollites) was a term applied to men who were perceived as having the quality of unmanliness, softness or delicacy, shown by moral weakness,… …

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  • 18Evolution of the Polish language — Polish language Language overview · History · Dialects · Pronunciation  …

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  • 19Malakia — (Greek: ἀνανδρία – anandria; μαλακία – malakia; Latin: mollites) was a particular type of cowardice, associated with effeminacy in men, that was widely condemned in ancient Greek society. To the ancient Greek, bravery was such an essential… …

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  • 20Song Changrong — The Song (Changrong, Yongxiang) style of bagua focuses on the single palm change as its main practice. As one s understanding of the implications of the single palm change increases, one achieves the skill of using one thing to defeat many . In… …

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