Antonyms

1. soft-spoken

adjective. having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh.

Antonyms

  • softness

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Words that Rhyme with Soft Palate

  • mallett
  • mallet
  • hallett
  • hallet
  • gallet

Example sentences of the word soft-palate


1. Noun Phrase
The effect caused by the narrow nasal passages is exacerbated by a dog having an elongated soft palate.

2. soft-shoe

noun. tap dancing wearing shoes that have soft soles.

Synonyms

  • soft-shoe dancing
  • soft-shoe shuffle
  • tap dance

3. palate

noun. ['ˈpælət, ˈpælɪt'] the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities.

Synonyms

  • mouth
  • rima oris
  • velum
  • tastebud
  • soft palate
  • oral cavity
  • hard palate
  • roof of the mouth
  • taste bud
  • gustatory organ
  • oral fissure

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside
  • inside
  • descend

4. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] yielding readily to pressure or weight.

Synonyms

  • yielding
  • flossy
  • wooly
  • overstuffed
  • cottony
  • spongy
  • flocculent
  • cheeselike
  • downy
  • downlike
  • softening
  • fleecy
  • woolly
  • squishy
  • emollient
  • semisoft
  • napped
  • hardness
  • brushed
  • cushiony
  • fluffy
  • mushy
  • salving
  • demulcent
  • squeezable
  • spongelike
  • flaccid
  • compressible
  • softish
  • velvety
  • padded
  • cushioned
  • squashy

Antonyms

  • hard
  • incompressible
  • dry
  • woody

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] compassionate and kind; conciliatory.

Synonyms

  • tender
  • warmhearted

Antonyms

  • coldhearted
  • hard
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] (of sound) relatively low in volume.

Synonyms

  • low-toned
  • soughing
  • subdued
  • low
  • euphonious
  • gentle
  • quiet
  • rustling
  • intensity
  • little
  • small
  • murmuring
  • dull
  • muffled
  • soft-spoken
  • hushed
  • susurrant
  • muted
  • murmurous
  • soft-footed
  • whispering
  • volume
  • loudness
  • softened

Antonyms

  • noisy
  • softness
  • sufficient
  • anticyclone

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] easily hurt.

Synonyms

  • untoughened
  • tender

Antonyms

  • sound
  • unpeaceful
  • unquiet

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. soft

adverb. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] in a relaxed manner; or without hardship.

Antonyms

  • ostentatious

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] mild and pleasant.

Synonyms

  • balmy
  • mild

Antonyms

  • stubborn
  • clearheaded
  • hairless

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. soft

adjective. ['ˈsɑːft, ˈsɔft'] not burdensome or demanding; borne or done easily and without hardship.

Synonyms

  • easygoing
  • cushy

Antonyms

  • nonabsorbent
  • compressibility
  • sensitivity

Etymology

  • softe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • softe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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