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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Softness  \Soft"ness\,  n.  [AS.  s?ftness,  s?ftnyss.] 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  soft;  --  opposed  to  {hardness}, 
  and  used  in  the  various  specific  senses  of  the  adjective. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  property  of  giving  little  resistance  to  pressure  [ant:  {hardness}] 
  2:  a  sound  property  that  is  free  from  loudness  or  stridency 
  [ant:  {volume}] 
  3:  a  disposition  to  be  lenient  in  judging  others  "softness  is 
  not  something  permitted  of  good  leaders" 

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