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soft

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb, Interjection
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3 in 3 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

softa. [OE. softe, AS. s, properly adv. of s, adj.; akin to OS. sāfto, adv., D. zacht, OHG. samfto, adv., semfti, adj., G. sanft, LG. sacht; of uncertain origin.].
  •  Easily yielding to pressure; easily impressed, molded, or cut; not firm in resisting; impressible; yielding; also, malleable; -- opposed to hard; as, a soft bed; a soft peach; soft earth; soft wood or metal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not rough, rugged, or harsh to the touch; smooth; delicate; fine; as, soft silk; a soft skin.  [1913 Webster]
    "They that wear soft clothing are in king's houses."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Hence, agreeable to feel, taste, or inhale; not irritating to the tissues; as, a soft liniment; soft wines.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not harsh or offensive to the sight; not glaring; pleasing to the eye; not exciting by intensity of color or violent contrast; as, soft hues or tints.  [1913 Webster]
    "The sun, shining upon the upper part of the clouds . . . made the softest lights imaginable."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not harsh or rough in sound; gentle and pleasing to the ear; flowing; as, soft whispers of music.  [1913 Webster]
    "Her voice was ever soft,
    Gentle, and low, -- an excellent thing in woman.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Soft were my numbers; who could take offense?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Easily yielding; susceptible to influence; flexible; gentle; kind.  [1913 Webster]
    "I would to God my heart were flint, like Edward's;
    Or Edward's soft and pitiful, like mine.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The meek or soft shall inherit the earth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Expressing gentleness, tenderness, or the like; mild; conciliatory; courteous; kind; as, soft eyes.  [1913 Webster]
    "A soft answer turneth away wrath."  [1913 Webster]
    "A face with gladness overspread,
    Soft smiles, by human kindness bred.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Effeminate; not courageous or manly, weak.  [1913 Webster]
    "A longing after sensual pleasures is a dissolution of the spirit of a man, and makes it loose, soft, and wandering."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Gentle in action or motion; easy.  [1913 Webster]
    "On her soft axle, white she paces even,
    And bears thee soft with the smooth air along.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Weak in character; impressible.  [1913 Webster]
    "The deceiver soon found this soft place of Adam's."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Somewhat weak in intellect.  [1913 Webster]
    "He made soft fellows stark noddies, and such as were foolish quite mad."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Quiet; undisturbed; paceful; as, soft slumbers.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having, or consisting of, a gentle curve or curves; not angular or abrupt; as, soft outlines.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not tinged with mineral salts; adapted to decompose soap; as, soft water is the best for washing.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Applied to a palatal, a sibilant, or a dental consonant (as g in gem, c in cent, etc.) as distinguished from a guttural mute (as g in go, c in cone, etc.); -- opposed to hard.  [1913 Webster]
Soft clam (Zoöl.), the common or long clam (Mya arenaria). See Mya. -- Soft coal, bituminous coal, as distinguished from anthracite, or hard, coal. -- Soft crab (Zoöl.), any crab which has recently shed its shell. -- Soft dorsal (Zoöl.), the posterior part of the dorsal fin of fishes when supported by soft rays. -- Soft grass. (Bot.) See Velvet grass. -- Soft money, paper money, as distinguished from coin, or hard money. [Colloq. U.S.] -- Soft mute. (Phonetics) See Media. -- Soft palate. See the Note under Palate. -- Soft ray (Zoöl.), a fin ray which is articulated and usually branched. -- Soft soap. See under Soap. -- Soft-tack, leavened bread, as distinguished from hard-tack, or ship bread. -- Soft tortoise (Zoöl.), any river tortoise of the genus Trionyx. See Trionyx.
softn. 
     A soft or foolish person; an idiot.  G. Eliot.  [1913 Webster]
softadv. 
     Softly; without roughness or harshness; gently; quietly.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "A knight soft riding toward them."  [1913 Webster]
softinterj. 
     Be quiet; hold; stop; not so fast.  [1913 Webster]
    "Soft, you; a word or two before you go."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

soft, adj., adv., & n.
--adj.
1 (of a substance, material, etc.) lacking hardness or firmness; yielding to pressure; easily cut.
2 (of cloth etc.) having a smooth surface or texture; not rough or coarse.
3 (of air etc.) mellow, mild, balmy; not noticeably cold or hot.
4 (of water) free from mineral salts and therefore good for lathering.
5 (of a light or colour etc.) not brilliant or glaring.
6 (of a voice or sounds) gentle and pleasing.
7 Phonet. a (of a consonant) sibilant or palatal (as c in ice, g in age). b voiced or unaspirated.
8 (of an outline etc.) not sharply defined.
9 (of an action or manner etc.) gentle, conciliatory, complimentary, amorous.
10 (of the heart or feelings etc.) compassionate, sympathetic.
11 (of a person's character or attitude etc.) feeble, lenient, silly, sentimental.
12 colloq. (of a job etc.) easy.
13 (of drugs) mild; not likely to cause addiction.
14 (of radiation) having little penetrating power.
15 (also soft-core) (of pornography) suggestive or erotic but not explicit.
16 Stock Exch. (of currency, prices, etc.) likely to fall in value.
17 Polit. moderate; willing to compromise (the soft left).
18 peaceful (soft slumbers).
19 Brit. (of the weather etc.) rainy or moist or thawing.
--adv. softly (play soft).
--n. a silly weak person.

Idiom
be soft on colloq.
1 be lenient towards.
2 be infatuated with. have a soft spot for be fond of or affectionate towards (a person). soft answer a good-tempered answer to abuse or an accusation. soft-boiled (of an egg) lightly boiled with the yolk soft or liquid. soft-centred (of a person) soft-hearted, sentimental. soft coal bituminous coal. soft detergent a biodegradable detergent. soft drink a non-alcoholic drink. soft focus Photog. the slight deliberate blurring of a picture. soft fruit Brit. small stoneless fruit (strawberry, currant, etc.). soft furnishings Brit. curtains, rugs, etc. soft goods Brit. textiles. soft-headed feeble-minded. soft-headedness feeble-mindedness. soft-land make a soft landing . soft landing a landing by a spacecraft without its suffering major damage. soft option the easier alternative. soft palate the rear part of the palate. soft-paste denoting an 'artificial' porcelain containing glassy materials and fired at a comparatively low temperature. soft pedal a pedal on a piano that makes the tone softer. soft-pedal v.tr. & (often foll. by on) intr.
(-pedalled, -pedalling; US -pedaled, -pedaling)
1 refrain from emphasizing; be restrained (about).
2 play with the soft pedal down. soft roe see ROE(1). soft sell restrained or subtly persuasive salesmanship. soft-sell v.tr. (past and past part. -sold) sell by this method.
soft soap
1 a semifluid soap made with potash.
2 colloq. persuasive flattery. soft-soap v.tr. colloq. persuade (a person) with flattery. soft-spoken speaking with a gentle voice. soft sugar granulated or powdered sugar. soft tack bread or other good food (opp. hard tack). soft tissues tissues of the body that are not bony or cartilaginous. soft touch colloq. a gullible person, esp. over money. soft wicket a wicket with moist or sodden turf.
Derivative
softish adj. softness n.
Etymology
OE softe agreeable, earlier sefte f. WG

THESAURUS

soft

Mickey Mouse, accented, accepting, adoring, affectionate, afraid, alveolar, anemic, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulated, assimilated, asthenic, at peace, baccate, back, balmy, barely audible, barytone, bathetic, beery, benign, bilabial, bland, bleeding, bloodless, blurred, blurry, borderline, broad, cacuminal, calm, careless, casual, central, cerebral, charitable, checked, chicken, chickenhearted, clear, clement, close, cloying, comfortable, comfy, commiserative, commodious, compassionate, complaisant, compressible, concordant, condolent, conjugal, consonant, consonantal, contented, continuant, convenient, cottony, coward, cowardly, cowed, cozy, creamy, cullible, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, daft, dainty, daunted, debilitated, deceivable, declining, decrescendo, deferential, delicate, deludable, demonstrative, dental, depressed, devoted, diffused, dim, dirty, dismayed, dissimilated, distant, docile, dorsal, doughy, downy, drooping, droopy, dull, dupable, easeful, easy, easy as pie, easygoing, effeminate, effete, effortless, eggshell, emotionable, etiolated, exploitable, facile, faint, faint-voiced, fainthearted, faintish, faithful, fatuous, fearful, feathery, feeble, feebleminded, filial, fine, flabby, flaccid, flat, fleecy, fleshy, flexible, flexile, flexuous, floppy, fluffy, foggy, fond, foolable, foolish, forbearant, forbearing, forceless, forgiving, formless, frail, friendly, front, funking, funky, furry, fuzzy, gentle, glib, glide, gloss, glossal, glottal, gone, gone to seed, gooey, green, gullible, gushing, gutless, guttural, halcyon, half-heard, hard, harmless, heavy, henhearted, high, hoaxable, homelike, homely, homey, hoodwinkable, human, humane, humbugable, husbandly, idyllic, imbecile, impotent, imprecise, impressionable, indifferent, indistinct, indulgent, infirm, ingenuous, intimidated, intonated, iridescent, judicious, kind, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, languid, languishing, languorous, lateral, lax, lazy, lenient, liberal, light, lily-livered, limber, limp, lingual, liquid, listless, lived-in, loose, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome, loving, low, low-key, lustless, luxurious, macerated, malleable, marrowless, masticated, maternal, matte, maudlin, mawkish, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellow, mellowy, melodious, melting, merciful, mid, mild, mild as milk, milk-livered, milksoppish, milksoppy, miry, moderate, mollified, monophthongal, mother-of-pearl, mousy, mucky, muddy, muliebrous, murmured, mushy, muted, nacreous, naive, namby-pamby, narrow, nasal, nasalized, negligent, nerveless, nonalcoholic, nonintoxicating, nonresistive, nonrigid, nonviolent, nostalgic, nostomanic, nothing to it, occlusive, off, old-womanish, on the downgrade, oozy, opalescent, open, opulent, orderly, out of condition, out of shape, out of training, overindulgent, overpermissive, oversentimental, oversentimentalized, overtimid, overtimorous, oxytone, pacific, pacifistic, painless, palatal, palatalized, pale, pampered, panic-prone, panicky, pappy, parental, passible, pastel, pastoral, pasty, paternal, patient, patinaed, peaceable, peaceful, peacetime, pearly, permissive, persuadable, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pianissimo, piano, pigeonhearted, piping, pitch, pitched, pithless, pithy, pitying, plain, plashy, plastic, pleasant, pliable, pliant, plush, plushy, pooped, posh, posttonic, powerless, prissy, prudent, pulpal, pulpar, pulped, pulplike, pulpy, puny, quaggy, questionable, quiet, rabbity, receptive, relaxed, relaxing, remiss, reposeful, responsive, restful, retroflex, rich, ritzy, romantic, roomy, rounded, rubbery, run to seed, rusty, ruthful, sad, sapless, satiny, scarcely heard, seduceable, semigloss, semivowel, sensible, sensitive, sentimental, sentimentalized, serene, silken, silky, silly, simple, simple as ABC, sinewless, sissified, sissy, sissyish, slabby, slack, sleek, slipping, slipshod, slobby, sloppy, sloshy, sloughy, slow, sludgy, slushy, smooth, snug, sober, soft as putty, soft-colored, soft-hued, soft-sounding, soft-voiced, softened, softhearted, somber, sonant, soothing, spineless, splashy, spongy, sposhy, springlike, squashy, squelchy, squishy, squushy, sticky, stiff, stopped, straightforward, strengthless, stressed, strong, subaudible, subdued, submissive, subtle, succulent, summery, supple, surd, susceptible, swanky, sweet, syllabic, sympathetic, sympathizing, tame, tear-jerking, teary, temperate, tender, tenderhearted, tense, thick, throaty, timid, timorous, tolerant, tonal, tonic, tranquil, turbid, twangy, unaccented, unburdensome, unclear, uncomplicated, undemanding, understanding, unhardened, uninebriating, unmanly, unmanned, unnerved, unprofitable, unrestrained, unrounded, unsophisticated, unstressed, unstrung, untroubled, uxorious, velar, velvety, victimizable, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, warm, warmhearted, weak, weak-kneed, weak-minded, weak-voiced, weakhearted, weakly, whisper-soft, whispered, white-livered, wide, wifely, witless, womanish, woolly, workable, yellow, yielding

ROGET THESAURUS

soft

Lenity

N lenity, lenience, leniency, moderation, tolerance, toleration, mildness, gentleness, favor, indulgence, indulgency, clemency, mercy, forbearance, quarter, compassion, lenient, mild, mild as milk, gentle, soft, tolerant, indulgent, easy-going, clement, forbearing, long-suffering.

Weakness

N weakness, debility, atony, relaxation, languor, enervation, impotence, infirmity, effeminacy, feminality, fragility, flaccidity, inactivity, anaemia, bloodlessness, deficiency of blood, poverty of blood, declension of strength, loss of strength, failure of strength, delicacy, invalidation, decrepitude, asthenia, adynamy, cachexy, cachexia, sprain, strain, reed, thread, rope of sand, house of cards, softling, weakling, infant, youth, weak, feeble, debile, impotent, relaxed, unnerved sapless, strengthless, powerless, weakly, unstrung, flaccid, adynamic, asthenic, nervous, soft, effeminate, feminate, womanly, frail, fragile, shattery, flimsy, unsubstantial, insubstantial, gimcrack, gingerbread, rickety, creaky, creaking, cranky, craichy, drooping, tottering, broken, lame, withered, shattered, shaken, crazy, shaky, palsied, decrepit, languid, poor, infirm, faint, faintish, sickly, dull, slack, evanid, spent, short-winded, effete, weather-beaten, decayed, rotten, worn, seedy, languishing, wasted, washy, laid low, pulled down, the worse for wear, unstrengthened, unsupported, unaided, unassisted, aidless, defenseless, cantilevered (support), on its last legs, weak as a child, weak as a baby, weak as a chicken, weak as a cat, weak as a rat, weak as water, weak as water gruel, weak as gingerbread, weak as milk and water, colorless, non sum qualis eram.

Sensibility

N sensibility, sensibleness, sensitiveness, moral sensibility, impressibility, affectibility, susceptibleness, susceptibility, susceptivity, mobility, vivacity, vivaciousness, tenderness, softness, sentimental, sentimentality, sentimentalism, excitability, fastidiousness, physical sensibility, sore point, sore place, where the shoe pinches, sensible, sensitive, impressible, impressionable, susceptive, susceptible, alive to, impassionable, gushing, warm hearted, tender hearted, soft hearted, tender as a chicken, soft, sentimental, romantic, enthusiastic, highflying, spirited, mettlesome, vivacious, lively, expressive, mobile, tremblingly alive, excitable, oversensitive, without skin, thin-skinned, fastidious, sensibly, to the quick, to the inmost core, mens aequa in arduis, pour salt in the wound.

Moderation

N moderation, lenity, temperateness, gentleness, sobriety, quiet, mental calmness, moderating, anaphrodisia, relaxation, remission, mitigation, tranquilization, assuagement, contemporation, pacification, measure, juste milieu, golden mean, ariston metron, moderator, lullaby, sedative, lenitive, demulcent, antispasmodic, carminative, laudanum, rose water, balm, poppy, opiate, anodyne, milk, opium, poppy or mandragora, wet blanket, palliative, moderate, lenient, gentle, mild, mellow, cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured, tempered, calm, unruffled, quiet, tranquil, still, slow, smooth, untroubled, tame, peaceful, peaceable, pacific, halcyon, unexciting, unirritating, soft, bland, oily, demulcent, lenitive, anodyne, hypnotic, sedative, antiorgastic, anaphrodisiac, mild as mother's milk, milk and water, moderately, gingerly, piano, under easy sail, at half speed, within bounds, within compass, in reason, est modue in rebus, pour oil on troubled waters.

Cowardice

N cowardice, pusillanimity, cowardliness, timidity, effeminacy, poltroonery, baseness, dastardness, dastardy, abject fear, funk, Dutch courage, fear, white feather, faint heart, cold feet, yellow streak, coward, poltroon, dastard, sneak, recreant, shy cock, dunghill cock, coistril, milksop, white liver, lily liver, nidget, one that cannot say 'boo' to a goose, slink, Bob Acres, Jerry Sneak, alarmist, terrorist, pessimist, runagate, coward, cowardly, fearful, shy, timid, timorous, skittish, poor- spirited, spiritless, soft, effeminate, weak-minded, infirm of purpose, weak-hearted, fainthearted, chickenhearted, henhearted, lilyhearted, pigeon-hearted, white- livered, lily-livered, milk-livered, milksop, smock-faced, unable to say 'boo' to a goose, dastard, dastardly, base, craven, sneaking, dunghill, recreant, unwarlike, unsoldier-like, in face a lion but in heart a deer, unmanned, frightened, Int, sauve qui peut!, every man for himself!, devil take the hindmost!, ante tubam trepidat, one's courage oozing out, degeneres animos timor arguit.

Smoothness

N smoothness, polish, gloss, lubricity, lubrication, down, velvet, velure, silk, satin, velveteen, velour, velours, velumen, glass, ice, slide, bowling green, asphalt, wood pavement, flagstone, flags, roller, steam roller, lawn roller, rolling pin, rolling mill, sand paper, emery paper, emery cloth, sander, flat iron, sad iron, burnisher, turpentine and beeswax, polish, shoe polish, lapidary, lapidary, lapidarian, smooth, polished, leiodermatous, slick, velutinous, even, level, plane, sleek, glossy, silken, silky, lanate, downy, velvety, glabrous, slippery, glassy, lubricous, oily, soft, unwrinkled, smooth as glass, smooth as ice, smooth as monumental alabaster, smooth as velvet, smooth as oil, slippery as an eel, woolly, smooth as silk, slippery as coonshit on a pump handle, slippery as a greased pig.

Pity

N pity, compassion, commiseration, bowels, of compassion, sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, yearning, forbearance, humanity, mercy, clemency, leniency, charity, ruth, long- suffering, melting mood, argumentum ad misericordiam, quarter, grace, locus paenitentiae, sympathizer, advocate, friend, partisan, patron, wellwisher, pitying, pitiful, compassionate, sympathetic, touched, merciful, clement, ruthful, humane, humanitarian, tender, tender hearted, tender as a chicken, soft, soft hearted, unhardened, lenient, exorable, forbearing, melting, weak, Int, for pity's sake!, mercy!, have mercy!, cry you mercy!, God help you!, poor thing!, poor dear!, poor fellow!, woe betide!, quis talia fando temperet a lachrymiss!, one's heart bleeding for, haud ignara mali miseris succurrere disco, a fellow feeling makes one wondrous kind, onor di bocca assai giova e poco costa.

Softness

N softness, pliableness, flexibility, pliancy, pliability, sequacity, malleability, ductility, tractility, extendibility, extensibility, plasticity, inelasticity, flaccidity, laxity, penetrability, clay, wax, butter, dough, pudding, alumina, argil, cushion, pillow, feather bed, down, padding, wadding, foam, mollification, softening, soft, tender, supple, pliant, pliable, flexible, flexile, lithe, lithesome, lissom, limber, plastic, ductile, tractile, tractable, malleable, extensile, sequacious, inelastic, aluminous, remollient, yielding, flabby, limp, flimsy, doughy, spongy, penetrable, foamy, cushiony, flaccid, flocculent, downy, edematous, oedematous, medullary, argillaceous, mellow, soft as butter, soft as down, soft as silk, yielding as wax, tender as chicken.

Moisture

N moisture, moistness, humidity, humectation, madefaction, dew, serein, marsh, hygrometry, hygrometer, moist, damp, watery, madid, roric, undried, humid, sultry, wet, dank, luggy, dewy, roral, rorid, roscid, juicy, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin, saturated, swashy, soggy, dabbled, reeking, dripping, soaking, soft, sodden, sloppy, muddy, swampy, irriguous.

Marsh

N marsh, swamp, morass, marish, moss, fen, bog, quagmire, slough, sump, wash, mud, squash, slush, baygall, cienaga, jhil, vlei, marsh, marshy, swampy, boggy, plashy, poachy, quaggy, soft, muddy, sloppy, squashy, paludal, moorish, moory, fenny.

Silence

N silence, stillness, peace, hush, lull, muteness, solemn silence, awful silence, dead silence, deathlike silence, silent, still, stilly, noiseless, soundless, hushed, mute, soft, solemn, awful, deathlike, silent as the grave, inaudible, silently, sub silentio, Int, hush!, silence!, soft!, whist!, tush!, chut!, tut!, pax!, be quiet!, be silent!, be still!, shut up!, chup!, chup rao!, tace!, one might hear a feather drop, one might hear a pin drop, so quiet you could hear a pin drop, grosse Seelen dulden still, le silence est la vertu de ceux qui ne sont pas sa, le silence est le parti le plus sar de celui se d_, silence more musical than any song, tacent satis laudant, better to be silent and thought a fool than to spe.

Faintness

N faintness, faint sound, whisper, breath, undertone, underbreath, murmur, hum, susurration, tinkle, still small voice, hoarseness, raucity, inaudible, scarcely audible, just audible, low, dull, stifled, muffled, hoarse, husky, gentle, soft, faint, floating, purling, flowing, whispered, liquid, soothing, dulcet, susurrant, susurrous, in a whisper, with bated breath, sotto voce, between the teeth, aside, piano, pianissimo, d la sourdine, out of earshot inaudibly, (ii) SPECIFIC SOUNDS.

Concord

N concord, accord, harmony, symphony, homologue, agreement, sympathy, empathy, response, union, unison, unity, bonds of harmony, peace, unanimity, league, happy family, rapprochement, reunion, amity, alliance, entente cordiale, good understanding, conciliation, peacemaker, intercessor, mediator, concordant, congenial, agreeing, in accord, harmonious, united, cemented, banded together, allied, friendly, fraternal, conciliatory, at one with, of one mind, at peace, in still water, tranquil, with one voice, in concert with, hand in hand, on one's side, commune periculum concordiam parit, melody concord, melody, rhythm, measure, rhyme, pitch, timbre, intonation, tone, scale, gamut, diapason, diatonic chromatic scale, enharmonic scale, key, clef, chords, modulation, temperament, syncope, syncopation, preparation, suspension, resolution, staff, stave, line, space, brace, bar, rest, appoggiato, appoggiatura, acciaccatura, note, musical note, notes of a scale, sharp, flat, natural, high note, low note, interval, semitone, second, third, fourth, diatessaron, breve, semibreve, minim, crotchet, quaver, semiquaver, demisemiquaver, hemidemisemiquaver, sustained note, drone, burden, tonic, key note, leading note, fundamental note, supertonic, mediant, dominant, submediant, subdominant, octave, tetrachord, major key, minor key, major scale, minor scale, major mode, minor mode, passage, phrase, concord, harmony, emmeleia, unison, unisonance, chime, homophony, euphony, euphonism, tonality, consonance, consent, part, harmony, harmonics, thorough-bass, fundamental-bass, counterpoint, faburden, piece of music, composer, harmonist, contrapuntist (musician), harmonious, harmonical, in concord, in tune, in concert, unisonant, concentual, symphonizing, isotonic, homophonous, assonant, ariose, consonant, measured, rhythmical, diatonic, chromatic, enharmonic, melodious, musical, melic, tuneful, tunable, sweet, dulcet, canorous, mellow, mellifluous, soft, clear, clear as a bell, silvery, euphonious, euphonic, euphonical, symphonious, enchanting fine-toned, full-toned, silver-toned, harmoniously, in harmony, as one, the hidden soul of harmony.

Credulity

N credulity, credulousness, cullibility, gullibility, gross credulity, infatuation, self delusion, self deception, superstition, one's blind side, bigotry, hyperorthodoxy, misjudgment, credulous person, credulous, gullible, easily deceived, simple, green, soft, childish, silly, stupid, easily convinced, over-credulous, over confident, over trustful, infatuated, superstitious, confiding, the wish the father to the thought, credo quia impossibile, all is not gold that glitters, no es oro todo lo que reluce, omne ignotum pro magnifico.

Folly

N imbecility folly, want of intelligence &c, want of intellect, shadowness, silliness, foolishness, imbecility, incapacity, vacancy of mind, poverty of intellect, weakness of intellect, clouded perception, poor head, apartments to let, stupidity, stolidity, hebetude, dull understanding, meanest capacity, shortsightedness, incompetence, one's weak side, not one's strong point, bias, infatuation, simplicity, puerility, babyhood, dotage, anility, second childishness, fatuity, idiocy, idiotism, driveling, folly, frivolity, irrationality, trifling, ineptitude, nugacity, inconsistency, lip wisdom, conceit, sophistry, giddiness, eccentricity, extravagance, rashness, act of folly, unintelligent, unintellectual, unreasoning, mindless, witless, reasoningless, brainless, halfbaked, having no head, not bright, inapprehensible, weak headed, addle headed, puzzle headed, blunder headed, muddle headed, muddy headed, pig headed, beetle headed, buffle headed, chuckle headed, mutton headed, maggoty headed, grossheaded, beef headed, fat witted, fat-headed, weak-minded, feeble-minded, dull minded, shallow minded, lack- brained, rattle-brained, rattle headed, half witted, lean witted, short witted, dull witted, blunt-witted, shallow-pated, clod-pated, addle- pated, addle-brained, dim-sighted, short-sighted, thick-skulled, weak in the upper story, shallow, borne, weak, wanting, soft, sappy, spoony, dull, dull as a beetle, stupid, heavy, insulse, obtuse, blunt, stolid, doltish, asinine, inapt, prosaic, hebetudinous, childish, child-like, infantine, infantile, babyish, babish, puerile, anile, simple, old-womanish, fatuous, idiotic, imbecile, driveling, blatant, babbling, vacant, sottish, bewildered, blockish, unteachable Boeotian, Boeotic, bovine, ungifted, undiscerning, unenlightened, unwise, unphilosophical, apish, simious, foolish, silly, senseless, irrational, insensate, nonsensical, inept, maudlin, narrow-minded, bigoted, giddy, rash, eccentric, foolish, unwise, injudicious, improper, unreasonable, without reason, ridiculous, absurd, idiotic, silly, stupid, asinine, ill-imagined, ill-advised, ill-judged, ill-devised, mal entendu, inconsistent, irrational, unphilosophical, extravagant, sleeveless, idle, pointless, useless, inexpedient, frivolous, Davus sum non, a fool's bolt is soon shot clitellae bovi sunt im, fools rush in where angels fear to tread, il n' a ni bouche ni eperon, the bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, to varnish nonsense with the charms of sound.


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