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soft·ened

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. softenedadjective

    toned down

    Synonyms:
    muted, muffled, dull

    Antonyms:
    loud, unmodulated

  2. dull, muffled, muted, softenedadjective

    being or made softer or less loud or clear

    "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"

    Synonyms:
    thudding, dim, wearisome, quiet, dense, muted, boring, dumb, leaden, tedious, slow, sluggish, obtuse, deadening, subdued, tiresome, muffled, ho-hum, irksome, hushed, dull

    Antonyms:
    loud, unmodulated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "softened":

    eased, mitigated, relaxed, dimmed

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How to use softened in a sentence?

  1. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.

  2. Jerome Powell:

    Similarly, Trump also softened his stance on China after sharp falls in stock prices. He has offered an olive branch to China and there's no reason China would not want to accept it.

  3. Sam Khater:

    Mortgage rates have increased 1.5 % points over the last three months alone, the fastest three-month rise since May of 1994, the increase in mortgage rates has softened purchase activity such that the monthly payment for those looking to buy a home has risen by at least 20 % from a year ago.

  4. Scott C. Holstad:

    I am my own power, my own home with blackened roses gaping at softened slashed easy chairs, furled requiems of silence, yet strength too -- of poetry, of the books, of the gods. I am my Own and I intend to be the keeper of My truth, the slayer of My dragons, the Exorcist of My demons.

  5. Julian Evans-Pritchard:

    The latest surveys suggest that China’s economy contracted (in August) as virus disruptions weighed heavily on services activity. Industry also continued to come off the boil as supply chain bottlenecks worsened and demand softened.


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