Synonyms for softness

Synonyms for (noun) softness

Synonyms: softness

Definition: a disposition to be lenient in judging others

Usage: softness is not something permitted of good leaders

Similar words: lenience, leniency, indulgence

Definition: a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

Usage: too much indulgence spoils a child


Synonyms: effeminacy, effeminateness, sissiness, softness, womanishness, unmanliness

Definition: the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)

Usage: the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy; Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness; he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him

Similar words: muliebrity, femininity

Definition: the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for women


Synonyms: blurriness, softness, indistinctness, fogginess, fuzziness

Definition: the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines

Similar words: opacity, opaqueness

Definition: the quality of being opaque to a degree; the degree to which something reduces the passage of light


Synonyms: gentleness, softness, mildness

Definition: acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered

Usage: his fingers have learned gentleness; suddenly her gigantic power melted into softness for the baby; even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough

Similar words: personal manner, manner

Definition: a way of acting or behaving


Synonyms: softness

Definition: the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded

Similar words: eubstance, consistence, consistency, body

Definition: the property of holding together and retaining its shape

Usage: wool has more body than rayon; when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake


Synonyms: softness

Definition: a visual property that is subdued and free from brilliance or glare

Usage: the softness of the morning sky

Similar words: visual property

Definition: an attribute of vision


Synonyms: softness

Definition: a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency

Usage: and in softness almost beyond hearing

Similar words: sound property

Definition: an attribute of sound


Synonyms: softness

Definition: a state of declining economic condition

Usage: orders have recently picked up after a period of extreme softness; he attributes the disappointing results to softness in the economy

Similar words: economic condition

Definition: the condition of the economy


Synonyms: softness, balminess

Definition: the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing

Usage: the day's heat faded into balminess; the climate had the softness of the south of France

Similar words: clemency, mildness

Definition: good weather with comfortable temperatures


Synonyms: softness, unfitness

Definition: poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)

Similar words: unhealthiness, health problem, ill health

Definition: a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain