Softness

(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
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ductility
ductility
tractility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ extendibility
extendibility
extensibility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ plasticity
plasticity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inelasticity
inelasticity
flaccidity
laxity
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ clay
clay
wax
butter
dough
pudding
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ alumina
alumina
argil
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cushion
cushion
pillow
feather bed
down
padding
wadding
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ mollification
mollification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ softening
softening
&c.->V.
PARAG:Softness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ render-soft
render-soft
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ soften
soften
mollify
mellow
relax
temper
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ mash
mash
knead
squash
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bend
bend
yield
relent
relax
give
PARAG:Softness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ soft
soft
tender
supple
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pliant
pliant
pliable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ flexible
flexible
flexile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lithe
lithe
lithesome
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lissom
lissom
limber
plastic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ductile
ductile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tractile
tractile
tractable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ malleable
malleable
extensiole
sequacious
inelastic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ aluminous
aluminous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ remollient
remollient
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ yielding
yielding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ flabby
flabby
limp
flimsy
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ doughy
doughy
spongy
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ flaccid
flaccid
flocculent
downy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ oedematous
oedematous
medullary
argillaceous
mellow
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ soft as butter
soft as butter
soft as down
soft as silk
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ yielding as wax
yielding as wax
tender as chicken

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Softness — 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

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

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

  • softness — 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, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • softness — 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,… …   English dictionary for students

  • softness — 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

  • softness — noun see soft I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • softness — See softly. * * * …   Universalium

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

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

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