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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (General American) IPA(key): /sɔft/, enPR: sôft * (_cot_–_caught_ merger, Canada) IPA(key): /sɑft/, enPR: sŏft * (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /sɒft/, enPR: sŏft * Rhymes: -ɒft

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _softe_ (“soft, easy, gentle, yielding”), from Old English _sōfte_, alteration of earlier _sēfte_ (“soft, gentle, easy, comfortable”), from Proto-Germanic _*samftijaz_ (“level, even, smooth, soft, gentle”), from _*sōmiz_ (“agreeable, fitting”), from Proto-Indo-European _*sem-_ (“one, whole”). Cognate with Dutch _zacht_ (“soft”), German _sanft_ (“soft, yielding”), Old Norse _sœmr_ (“agreeable, fitting”), Old Norse _samr_ (“same”). More at seem, same.

From Middle English softe (soft, easy, gentle, yielding), from Old English sōfte, alteration of earlier sēfte (soft, gentle, easy, comfortable), from Proto-Germanic *samftijaz (level, even, smooth, soft, gentle), from *sōmiz (agreeable, fitting), from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (one, whole). Cognate with Dutch zacht (soft), German sanft (soft, yielding), Old Norse sœmr (agreeable, fitting), Old Norse samr (same). More at seem, same.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

SOFT (_comparative_ SOFTER, _superlative_ SOFTEST) * Easily giving way under pressure. _My head sank easily into the SOFT pillow._ * (of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh. _Polish the silver with a SOFT cloth to avoid scratching._ _SOFT silk; a SOFT skin_ * Bible, Matt. xi. 8 They that wear SOFT clothing are in kings' houses. * Gentle. _There was a SOFT breeze blowing._ * Shakespeare I would to God my heart were flint, like Edward's; / Or Edward's SOFT and pitiful, like mine. * Tyndale The meek or SOFT shall inherit the earth. * Expressing gentleness or tenderness; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind. _SOFT eyes_ * Bible, Proverbs xv. 1 A SOFT answer turneth away wrath. * Wordsworth A face with gladness overspread, / SOFT smiles, by human kindness bred. * Gentle in action or motion; easy. * Milton On her SOFT axle, white she paces even, / And bears thee soft with the smooth air along. * Weak in character; impressible. * Glanvill The deceiver soon found this SOFT place of Adam's. * Requiring little or no effort; easy. _a SOFT job_ * Not bright or intense. _SOFT lighting_ * (of a road intersection) Having an acute angle. At the intersection, there are two roads going to the left. Take the SOFT left. * (of a sound) Quiet. _I could hear the SOFT rustle of the leaves in the trees._ * Shakespeare Her voice was ever SOFT, / Gentle, and low, — an excellent thing in woman. * (linguistics) voiced, sonant _DH represents the voiced (soft)_ th _of English_ these clothes. — The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien * (linguistics, rare) voiceless * (linguistics, Slavic languages) palatalized * (slang) Lacking strength or resolve, wimpy. _When it comes to drinking, he is as SOFT as they come._ * (of water) Low in dissolved calcium compounds. _You won't need as much soap, as the water here is very SOFT._ * (UK, colloquial) Foolish. * Burton He made SOFT fellows stark noddies, and such as were foolish quite mad. * (physics) Of a ferromagnetic material; a material that becomes essentially non magnetic when an external magnetic field is removed, a material with a low magnetic coercivity. (compare hard) * (of a person) Physically or emotionally weak. * Incomplete, or temporary; not a full action. _The admin imposed a SOFT block/ban on the user or a SOFT lock on the article._ * (UK, of a man) Effeminate. * Jeremy Taylor A longing after sensual pleasures is a dissolution of the spirit of a man, and makes it loose, SOFT, and wandering. * Agreeable to the senses. _a SOFT liniment_ _SOFT wines_ * Milton the SOFT, delicious air * Not harsh or offensive to the sight; not glaring or jagged; pleasing to the eye. _SOFT colours_ _the SOFT outline of the snow-covered hill_ * Sir Thomas Browne The sun, shining upon the upper part of the clouds […] made the SOFTEST lights imaginable. SYNONYMS * (giving way under pressure): see Wikisaurus:soft * (of a cloth): non-abrasive, fluffy * (gentle): gentle, light, nesh * (of a sound): quiet * (lacking strength or resolve): meek, mild, wimpy, nesh * (foolish): daft, foolish, silly, stupid ANTONYMS * (giving way under pressure): hard, resistant, solid, stony * (of a cloth): abrasive, scratchy * (gentle): harsh, rough, strong * (acute): hard * (of a sound): loud * (lacking strength or resolve): firm, strict, tough * (of water): hard * (foolish): sensible DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * mollify

soft (comparative softer, superlative softest)

  1. Easily giving way under pressure.
    My head sank easily into the soft pillow.
  2. (of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
    Polish the silver with a soft cloth to avoid scratching.
    soft silk; a soft skin
  3. Gentle.
    There was a soft breeze blowing.
  4. Expressing gentleness or tenderness; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind.
    soft eyes
  5. Gentle in action or motion; easy.
  6. Weak in character; impressible.
  7. Requiring little or no effort; easy.
    a soft job
  8. Not bright or intense.
    soft lighting
  9. (of a road intersection) Having an acute angle.
    At the intersection, there are two roads going to the left. Take the soft left.
  10. (of a sound) Quiet.
    I could hear the soft rustle of the leaves in the trees.
  11. (linguistics) voiced, sonant
    DH represents the voiced (soft) th of English these clothes. — The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien
  12. (linguistics, rare) voiceless
  13. (linguistics, Slavic languages) palatalized
  14. (slang) Lacking strength or resolve, wimpy.
    When it comes to drinking, he is as soft as they come.
  15. (of water) Low in dissolved calcium compounds.
    You won't need as much soap, as the water here is very soft.
  16. (UK, colloquial) Foolish.
  17. (physics) Of a ferromagnetic material; a material that becomes essentially non magnetic when an external magnetic field is removed, a material with a low magnetic coercivity. (compare hard)
  18. (of a person) Physically or emotionally weak.
  19. Incomplete, or temporary; not a full action.
    The admin imposed a soft block/ban on the user or a soft lock on the article.
  20. (UK, of a man) Effeminate.
  21. Agreeable to the senses.
    a soft liniment
    soft wines
  22. Not harsh or offensive to the sight; not glaring or jagged; pleasing to the eye.
    soft colours
    the soft outline of the snow-covered hill

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - INTERJECTION
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English - Interjection

SOFT * (archaic) Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast. * Shakespeare SOFT, you; a word or two before you go. But, SOFT! What light through yonder window breaks?

soft

  1. (archaic) Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

SOFT (_comparative_ MORE SOFT, _superlative_ MOST SOFT) * (obsolete) Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly. * Edmund Spenser (c.1552–1599) A knight SOFT riding toward them. * 1915, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, _The Lodger_, chapter II: There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell SOFT on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.

soft (comparative more soft, superlative most soft)

  1. (obsolete) Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

SOFT (_plural_ SOFTS) * A soft or foolish person; an idiot. (Can we find and add a quotation of George Eliot to this entry?)

soft (plural softs)

  1. A soft or foolish person; an idiot.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of George Eliot to this entry?)

Que a categoria em CZECH - NOUN
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Czech - Noun

SOFT

soft

Que a categoria em CZECH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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Czech - External Links

* soft in _Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu_ * soft in _Slovník spisovného jazyka českého_, 1960–1971, 1989

  • soft in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • soft in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From English _soft_

From English soft

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

SOFT

soft

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ADJECTIVE
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French - Adjective

SOFT (_masculine and feminine_, _plural_ SOFTS) * softcore (pornography)

soft (masculine and feminine, plural softs)

  1. softcore (pornography)

Que a categoria em ITALIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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Italian - Etymology

English

English

Que a categoria em ITALIAN - ADJECTIVE
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Italian - Adjective

SOFT (_invariable_) * soft (tone etc; temporary (computing))

soft (invariable)

  1. soft (tone etc; temporary (computing))

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