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Definition of Soften
To make soft or more soft.
To render less hard; -- said of matter.
To mollify; to make less fierce or intractable.
To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften a fault.
To compose; to mitigate; to assuage.
To make less harsh, less rude, less offensive, or less violent, or to render of an opposite quality.
To make less glaring; to tone down; as, to soften the coloring of a picture.
To make tender; to make effeminate; to enervate; as, troops softened by luxury.
To make less harsh or grating, or of a quality the opposite; as, to soften the voice.
To become soft or softened, or less rude, harsh, severe, or obdurate.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Give us grace and strength to forbear and to persevere. Give us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind, spare to us our friends, soften to us our enemies.
Robert Louis Stevenson
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.
As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.
More "Soften" Quotations
soften in French is adoucissez, adoucissent, adoucis, attendris
soften in German is mildern, aufweichen, aufweichen
soften in Spanish is ablandar
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