1. (superl.) Easily yielding to pressure; easily impressed, molded, or cut; not firm in resisting; impressible; yielding; also, malleable; -- opposed to hard; as, a soft bed; a soft peach; soft earth; soft wood or metal.

2. (superl.) Not rough, rugged, or harsh to the touch; smooth; delicate; fine; as, soft silk; a soft skin.

3. (superl.) Hence, agreeable to feel, taste, or inhale; not irritating to the tissues; as, a soft liniment; soft wines.

4. (superl.) Not harsh or offensive to the sight; not glaring; pleasing to the eye; not exciting by intensity of color or violent contrast; as, soft hues or tints.

5. (superl.) Not harsh or rough in sound; gentle and pleasing to the ear; flowing; as, soft whispers of music.

6. (superl.) Easily yielding; susceptible to influence; flexible; gentle; kind.

7. (superl.) Expressing gentleness, tenderness, or the like; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind; as, soft eyes.

8. (superl.) Effeminate; not courageous or manly, weak.

9. (superl.) Gentle in action or motion; easy.

10. (superl.) Weak in character; impressible.

11. (superl.) Somewhat weak in intellect.

12. (superl.) Quiet; undisturbed; peaceful; as, soft slumbers.

13. (superl.) Having, or consisting of, a gentle curve or curves; not angular or abrupt; as, soft outlines.

14. (superl.) Not tinged with mineral salts; adapted to decompose soap; as, soft water is the best for washing.

15. (superl.) Applied to a palatal, a sibilant, or a dental consonant (as g in gem, c in cent, etc.) as distinguished from a guttural mute (as g in go, c in cone, etc.); -- opposed to hard.

16. (superl.) Belonging to the class of sonant elements as distinguished from the surd, and considered as involving less force in utterance; as, b, d, g, z, v, etc., in contrast with p, t, k, s, f, etc.

17. (n.) A soft or foolish person; an idiot.

18. (adv.) Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.

19. (interj.) Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast.

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