1. [Adjective]: lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively

2. [Adjective]: of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s'' and `sh'')

3. [Adjective]: used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"

4. [Adjective]: metaphorically soft; "my father is a soft touch"; "soft light"; "a soft rain"; "a soft Southern drawl"; "soft brown eyes"; "a soft glance"

5. [Adjective]: used of beverages; not containing alcohol; "nonalcoholic beverages"; "soft drinks"

6. [Adjective]: of sound; relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"

7. [Adverb]: in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft'' is nonstandard)

8. having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

9. easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby''s delicate skin"

10. not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship; "what a cushy job!"; "a soft job"

11. tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak"; "too soft on the children"

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