Synonyms for Softness:
tenderness, kindness, charity.
debilitation, powerlessness, ricketiness, decrepitude, ailment, frailness, flimsiness, infirmity, weakness, feebleness, Sickliness, faintness, fragility.
plasticity, pliability, malleability, flexibility.
peaceableness, libertarianism, moderateness, forbearance, clemency, broad-mindedness, lenience, easiness, mildness, open-mindedness, liberalness, gentleness, acceptance, tenderness, quietness, insipidity, tolerance, charity, amiability, liberty, permissiveness, geniality, latitude, evenness, liberality, meekness, benignity, benevolence, moderation, kindness, cordiality, laxity.
calming, pacification, quiet, ease, tranquility, composition, restraint, temperateness, alleviation.
undertone, whisper, mumble, lowness.
mawkishness, Sappiness, sentimentality, sloppiness, lovesickness, fancifulness, schmaltz, sensitivity.
litheness, pliancy, plasticity, pliability, elasticity, tractability, malleability, mushiness.
Usage examples for softness
Furthermore, protruding edges, or slight sections of the steel, may reduce to the required temper before the main body of the steel, which induces either serious weakness of the insufficiently tempered part, or softness in the thin sections, providing that the steel is kept long enough in the muffle to temper the main body to the proper degree. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose