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[sˈɒfənd], [sˈɒfənd], [s_ˈɒ_f_ə_n_d]

Synonyms for Softened:

blunted (verb)

blunted, deadened, desensitized, diminished, dulled.

enfeebled (verb)

debilitated, enfeebled, weakened.

moderated (verb)

abated, alleviated, calmed, composed, cooled, eased, moderated, pacified, quieted, relaxed, restrained, soothed, subdued, tranquilized.

pacified (verb)

allayed, appeased, assuaged, conciliated, defused, ebbed, hushed, lulled, mollified, placated, quelled, reconciled, relieved, smoothed, stabilized.

Other synonyms and related words:

Bankrupted, Grey, abject, afforded, apologetic, asthenic, attenuated, bated, bettered, boring, breached, buffered, bumped, bumped off, busted, ceded, chaired, chastened, checked, collapsed, complaisant, conceded, conditioned, constrained, contained, contrite, controlled, cooled down, counteracted, cracked, creamy, cultivated, curbed, cushioned, damped, dampened, dead, deadening, deafened, declared, decreased, delicate, demoted, dense, developed, died, diffused, dim, disclosed, discontinued, discovered, dissolved, divulged, domesticated, dull, dumb, easy, effete, eggshell, erupted, euphemistic, excused, exposed, extenuated, faint, feeble, flat, foundered, fractured, frail, generated, gentle, gloss, got cooler, got milder, got rid of, got warmer, granted, gray, happened, hedged, hedged about, highly diluted, ho-hum, humanized, humble, humbled, imparted, in control, in hand, infirm, intenerate, intermitted, interrupted, iridescent, irksome, leaden, leavened, lessened, light, limited, loosened, low, low-key, lowered, macerated, made mild, mashed, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, mellowed, mellowy, melodious, melted, mild, minced, mitigated, modified, modulated, moistened, mother-of-pearl, moved, muffled, muted, nacreous, naturalised, naturalized, nearly fluid, nonresistive, nonrigid, obtuse, offended, opalescent, pale, palliated, parted, pastel, patinaed, paused, pearly, penitent, penitential, penitentiary, prostrate, put out, qualified, quiet, reduced, relegated, relented, rendered, repentant, repressed, restricted, returned, revealed, ruined, sabotaged, sad, seasoned, semigloss, separated, set properly, sheepish, simple, slight, slow, sluggish, smooth, smothered, sober, soft, soft as putty, soft-colored, soft-hued, soften, somber, sombre, soothing, sordo, sorry, stable, stifled, stilled, stopped, subtle, subverted, succumbed, suppressed, sweet, sweetened, switched off, tamed, tedious, tempered, tender, terminated, thawed, thudding, tightened up, tiresome, toned down, touched, transgressed, turned down, understated, unsubstantial, varnished, violated, warmed up, washed, wasted, weak, wearisome, whisper-soft, wimpish, wimpy.

Quotes for Softened:

  1. When the severity of the law is to be softened let pity, not bribes, be the motive. Miguel de Cervantes.
  2. A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness. Joseph Lancaster.
  3. 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. Franklin D. Roosevelt.