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noun as in impressibility

noun as in compassion

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Example Sentences

But the softness, the muted quality in turn became an aesthetic.

The double entendres turned on his physical doughiness as a metaphor for imputed political softness.

Jackets gathered at the waist, creating feminine softness at the hips.

It prefers nonconfrontation, and calmness and softness of voice are valued when dealing with adversity.

One senses a romantic softness at the core of the steely woman Americans met during her years of public service.

Liszt gave it with a velvety softness, clearness, brilliancy and pearliness of touch that was inimitable.

The white light of the moon had fallen upon the world like the mystery and the softness of sleep.

He seemed to recall a state of lush, sybaritic softness, in pre-silicate times.

The wind had slightly reddened her pale skin: her expression was one of great animation, yet of great softness.

King OLeary strode into the room over the grateful softness underneath.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to softness, such as: flexibility, malleability, plasticity, pliability, and malleableness.

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