the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
the quality of weather that is deliciously mild and soothing;
"the day's heat faded into balminess"
"the climate had the softness of the south of France"
a state of declining economic condition;
"orders have recently picked up after a period of extreme softness"
"he attributes the disappointing results to softness in the economy"
a sound property that is free from loudness or stridency;
"and in softness almost beyond hearing"
a visual property that is subdued and free from brilliance or glare;
"the softness of the morning sky"
acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered;
"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"
the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines
the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man);
"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"
a disposition to be lenient in judging others;
"softness is not something permitted of good leaders"
- The softness of the breeze made him feel sleepy.
- What softness and furry thickness of the tall pines about the shore!
- Meredith was entranced by the softness of his face.
- I need softness, I need flirtation.
- charity 慈善
- gentleness 温和
- smoothness 柔滑
- quietness 平静
- faintness 微弱
- pliability 柔软
- suppleness 易弯曲
- flexibility 灵活性
- elasticity 弹力
- malleability (金属的)可锻性...
- fuzziness 模糊
- effeminacy 柔弱
- balminess 芳香
- womanishness womanish的名词形...
- indistinctness 模糊(不清晰度)...
- blurriness blur的名词形式...
- sissiness sissy的名词形式...
- effeminateness effeminate的名...
- unmanliness 无男子气概
- unfitness 不适当
- mildness 温和
- fogginess foggy的名词形式...
- bad condition 不良状态