Definition of "softened" []

  • To make or become soft or softer (verb)
  • To make or become gentler (verb)
  • (of demand, a market, etc) to weaken (verb)
  • (of a price) to fall (verb)
  • Made soft. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • : aspirated. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of soften. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "softened" in a sentence
  • "When he saw Umber, his expression softened like butter in the sun."
  • "His expression softened as he skimmed the first pages."
  • "His expression softened and his shoulders relaxed again."
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