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Definitions of softness

  1. a disposition to be lenient in judging others; "softness is not something permitted of good leaders" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The quality or state of being soft; -- opposed to hardness, and used in the various specific senses of the adjective. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. Quality of being soft. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for softness

  1. But George would not listen to the softness of her voice. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  2. There was, for the first time, a softness in her voice that stirred the man, but the uneasiness that had troubled him did not disappear. – The Greater Power by Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton