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Edgy vs. Soft — What's the Difference?

Edgy vs. Soft — What's the Difference?

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Edgy

Nervous or irritable
The performers were edgy as they waited for the show to begin.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Easy to mould, cut, compress, or fold; not hard or firm to the touch
The ground was soft beneath their feet
Soft margarine
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Having a sharp or biting edge
An edgy wit.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Having a pleasing quality involving a subtle effect or contrast rather than sharp definition
The moon's pale light cast soft shadows
The soft glow of the lamps
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Daring, provocative, or trend-setting
An exhibition of edgy photographs.
An edgy menu.
Dec 03, 2022
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Soft

Sympathetic, lenient, or compassionate, especially to a degree perceived as excessive; not strict or sufficiently strict
Julia's soft heart was touched by his grief
The government is not becoming soft on crime
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Nervous, apprehensive.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(of a drink) not alcoholic.
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(of a market, currency, or commodity) falling or likely to fall in value
Now a new factor looms: soft oil prices
The rouble, so soft that it buys nothing worth having
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

On the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; risqué.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(of water) containing relatively low concentrations of dissolved calcium and magnesium salts and therefore lathering easily with soap
You use only half as much soap when you clean with soft water
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

(dated) Irritable.
An edgy temper
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Foolish; silly
He must be going soft in the head
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

(art) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(of a consonant) pronounced as a fricative (as c in ice).
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Sharp; having prominent edges.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

In a quiet or gentle way
I can just speak soft and she'll hear me
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

(slang) Cool by virtue of being tough, dark, or badass.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

In a weak or foolish way
Don't talk soft
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

(Internet slang) Exhibiting behavior that is disconcerting or alarming, sometimes in an effort to impress or to troll others.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Yielding readily to pressure or weight
A soft melon.
A soft pillow.
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Easily molded, cut, or worked
Soft wood.
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(Sports) Not tense and therefore capable of absorbing the impact of a ball or puck and of catching, receiving, or controlling it
A receiver with soft hands.
Dec 03, 2022

Edgy

Being in a tense state
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Out of condition; flabby
Got soft sitting at a desk all day.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Smooth or fine to the touch
A soft fabric.
Soft fur.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not loud, harsh, or irritating
A soft voice.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not brilliant or glaring; subdued
Soft colors.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not sharply drawn or delineated
Soft charcoal shading.
A scene filmed in soft focus.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Mild; balmy
A soft breeze.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Tender or affectionate
A soft glance.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Attracted or emotionally involved
He has been soft on her for years.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not stern; lenient
A coach who was soft on his players.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Lacking strength of character; weak
Too soft for the pressure of being a spy.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(Informal) Simple-minded or foolish
He's soft in the head.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not demanding or difficult; easy
A soft job.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Based on conciliation or compromise
Took a soft line toward their opponents.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Gradually declining in trend; not firm
A soft economy.
A soft computer market.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

(Sports) Scored on a shot that the goalie should have blocked
A soft goal.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Informal and entertaining without confronting difficult issues or hard facts
Limited the discussion to soft topics.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Using or based on data that is not readily quantifiable or amenable to experimental verification or refutation
The lawyer downplayed the soft evidence.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Softcore.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Being a turn in a specific direction at an angle less acute than other possible routes
A soft right.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Of or relating to a paper currency as distinct from a hard currency backed by gold.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Having low dissolved mineral content
Soft water.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Nonalcoholic.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Nonaddictive or mildly addictive. Used of certain drugs.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Having a low or lower power of penetration
Soft x-rays.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Sibilant rather than guttural, as c in certain and g in gem.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Voiced and weakly articulated
A soft consonant.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Palatalized, as certain consonants in Slavic languages.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Unprotected against or vulnerable to attack
A soft target.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

In a soft manner; gently.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

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.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not rough, rugged, or harsh to the touch; smooth; delicate; fine; as, soft silk; a soft skin.
They that wear soft clothing are in king's houses.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Hence, agreeable to feel, taste, or inhale; not irritating to the tissues; as, a soft liniment; soft wines.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

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.
The sun, shining upon the upper part of the clouds . . . made the softest lights imaginable.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not harsh or rough in sound; gentle and pleasing to the ear; flowing; as, soft whispers of music.
Her voice was ever soft,Gentle, and low, - an excellent thing in woman.
Soft were my numbers; who could take offense?
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Easily yielding; susceptible to influence; flexible; gentle; kind.
I would to God my heart were flint, like Edward's;Or Edward's soft and pitiful, like mine.
The meek or soft shall inherit the earth.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Expressing gentleness, tenderness, or the like; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind; as, soft eyes.
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
A face with gladness overspread,Soft smiles, by human kindness bred.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Effeminate; not courageous or manly, weak.
A longing after sensual pleasures is a dissolution of the spirit of a man, and makes it loose, soft, and wandering.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Gentle in action or motion; easy.
On her soft axle, white she paces even,And bears thee soft with the smooth air along.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Weak in character; impressible.
The deceiver soon found this soft place of Adam's.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Somewhat weak in intellect.
He made soft fellows stark noddies, and such as were foolish quite mad.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Quiet; undisturbed; paceful; as, soft slumbers.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Having, or consisting of, a gentle curve or curves; not angular or abrupt; as, soft outlines.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not tinged with mineral salts; adapted to decompose soap; as, soft water is the best for washing.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

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.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

A soft or foolish person; an idiot.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.
A knight soft riding toward them.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast.
Soft, you; a word or two before you go.
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Metaphorically soft;
My father is a soft touch
Soft light
A soft rain
A soft Southern drawl
Soft brown eyes
A soft glance
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Of sound; relatively low in volume;
Soft voices
Soft music
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Easily hurt;
Soft hands
A baby's delicate skin
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Used chiefly as a direction or description in music;
The piano passages in the composition
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Used of beverages; not containing alcohol;
Nonalcoholic beverages
Soft drinks
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Tolerant or lenient;
Indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
Procedures are lax and discipline is weak
Too soft on the children
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Having little impact;
An easy pat on the shoulder
Gentle rain
A gentle breeze
A soft (or light) tapping at the window
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

Not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship;
What a cushy job!
A soft job
Dec 03, 2022

Soft

In a relaxed manner; or without hardship;
Just wanted to take it easy
Dec 03, 2022

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