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Edgy vs. Soft

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Edgyadjective

Nervous, apprehensive.

Softadjective

Easily giving way under pressure.

‘My head sank easily into the soft pillow.’;

Edgyadjective

Creatively challenging; cutting edge; leading edge.

Softadjective

(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’;

Edgyadjective

On the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; risqué.

Softadjective

(of a sound) Quiet.

‘I could hear the soft rustle of the leaves in the trees.’;

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Edgyadjective

(dated) Irritable.

‘an edgy temper’;

Softadjective

Gentle.

‘There was a soft breeze blowing.’;

Edgyadjective

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

Softadjective

Expressing gentleness or tenderness; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind.

‘soft eyes’;

Edgyadjective

(of a knife or blade) Sharp.

Softadjective

Gentle in action or motion; easy.

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Edgyadjective

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

Softadjective

Weak in character; impressible.

Edgyadjective

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

Softadjective

Requiring little or no effort; easy.

Edgyadjective

Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper.

Softadjective

Not bright or intense.

‘soft lighting’;

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Edgyadjective

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

Softadjective

Having a slight angle from straight.

‘At the intersection with two roads going left, take the soft left.’; ‘It's important to dance on soft knees to avoid injury.’;

Edgyadjective

being in a tense state

Softadjective

(linguistics) Voiced; sonant.

Softadjective

voiceless

Softadjective

palatalized

Softadjective

(slang) Lacking strength or resolve, wimpy.

‘When it comes to drinking, he is as soft as they come.’;

Softadjective

(of water) Low in dissolved calcium compounds.

‘You won't need as much soap, as the water here is very soft.’;

Softadjective

Foolish.

Softadjective

(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)

Softadjective

(of a person) Physically or emotionally weak.

Softadjective

Incomplete, or temporary; not a full action.

‘The admin imposed a soft block/ban on the user or a soft lock on the article.’;

Softadjective

Effeminate.

Softadjective

Agreeable to the senses.

‘a soft liniment’; ‘soft wines’;

Softadjective

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’;

Softinterjection

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

Softadverb

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

Softnoun

A soft or foolish person; an idiot.

Softnoun

(motorsports) soft tyre A tyre whose compound is softer than mediums, and harder than supersofts.

Softadjective

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.

Softadjective

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.’;

Softadjective

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

Softadjective

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.’;

Softadjective

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?’;

Softadjective

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.’;

Softadjective

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.’;

Softadjective

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.’;

Softadjective

Gentle in action or motion; easy.

‘On her soft axle, white she paces even,And bears thee soft with the smooth air along.’;

Softadjective

Weak in character; impressible.

‘The deceiver soon found this soft place of Adam's.’;

Softadjective

Somewhat weak in intellect.

‘He made soft fellows stark noddies, and such as were foolish quite mad.’;

Softadjective

Quiet; undisturbed; paceful; as, soft slumbers.

Softadjective

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

Softadjective

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

Softadjective

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.

Softnoun

A soft or foolish person; an idiot.

Softadverb

Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.

‘A knight soft riding toward them.’;

Softinterjection

Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast.

‘Soft, you; a word or two before you go.’;

Softadjective

lacking in hardness relatively or comparatively

Softadjective

metaphorically soft;

‘my father is a soft touch’; ‘soft light’; ‘a soft rain’; ‘a soft Southern drawl’; ‘soft brown eyes’; ‘a soft glance’;

Softadjective

of sound; relatively low in volume;

‘soft voices’; ‘soft music’;

Softadjective

easily hurt;

‘soft hands’; ‘a baby's delicate skin’;

Softadjective

used chiefly as a direction or description in music;

‘the piano passages in the composition’;

Softadjective

used of beverages; not containing alcohol;

‘nonalcoholic beverages’; ‘soft drinks’;

Softadjective

of speech sounds; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')

Softadjective

tolerant or lenient;

‘indulgent parents risk spoiling their children’; ‘procedures are lax and discipline is weak’; ‘too soft on the children’;

Softadjective

having little impact;

‘an easy pat on the shoulder’; ‘gentle rain’; ‘a gentle breeze’; ‘a soft (or light) tapping at the window’;

Softadjective

not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship;

‘what a cushy job!’; ‘a soft job’;

Softadverb

in a relaxed manner; or without hardship;

‘just wanted to take it easy’;

Softadjective

easy to mould, cut, compress, or fold; not hard or firm to the touch

‘the ground was soft beneath their feet’; ‘soft margarine’;

Softadjective

having a smooth surface or texture; not rough or coarse

‘her hair felt very soft’; ‘soft crushed velvet’;

Softadjective

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’;

Softadjective

(of a voice or sound) quiet and gentle

‘they spoke in soft whispers’;

Softadjective

not strong or violent

‘a soft breeze rustled the trees’;

Softadjective

(of the weather) rainy, moist, or thawing.

Softadjective

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’;

Softadjective

(of words or language) not harsh or angry; conciliatory; soothing

‘he was no good with soft words, gentle phrases’;

Softadjective

willing to compromise in political matters

‘candidates ranging from far right to soft left’;

Softadjective

(of a person) weak and lacking courage

‘soft southerners’;

Softadjective

(of a job or way of life) requiring little effort.

Softadjective

(of a drink) not alcoholic.

Softadjective

(of a drug) not likely to cause addiction.

Softadjective

(of radiation) having little penetrating power.

Softadjective

(of a detergent) biodegradable.

Softadjective

(of pornography) suggestive or erotic but not explicit.

Softadjective

(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’;

Softadjective

(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’;

Softadjective

foolish; silly

‘he must be going soft in the head’;

Softadjective

infatuated with

‘was Brendan soft on her?’;

Softadjective

(of a consonant) pronounced as a fricative (as c in ice).

Softadverb

in a quiet or gentle way

‘I can just speak soft and she'll hear me’;

Softadverb

in a weak or foolish way

‘don't talk soft’;

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