Definition of Softened

1. Adjective. Toned down.

Similar to: Modulated



2. Adjective. Being or made softer or less loud or clear. "Muted trumpets"
Exact synonyms: Dull, Muffled, Muted
Similar to: Soft

Definition of Softened

1. Adjective. Made soft. ¹

2. Adjective. (linguistics): aspirated. ¹

3. Verb. (past of soften) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Softened

1. soften [v] - See also: soften

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Softened

softboiled
softbound
softbounds
softbox
softboxes
softcopies
softcopy
softcover
softcovered
softcovers
softed
soften
soften up
softened (current term)
softened up
softener
softeners
softening
softening up
softeningly
softens
softens up
softer
softest
softgoods
softhanded
softhead
softheaded

Literary usage of Softened

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"THIRD BOOK INFLUENCE OF DEMOCRACY ON MANNERS, PROPERLY SO CALLED CHAPTER I That Manners Are softened as Social Conditions Become More Equal WE perceive that ..."

2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1863)
"CHAPTER I. HOW MANNERS ARE softened AS SOCIAL CONDITIONS RECOME MORE EQUAL. WE perceive that, for several centuries, social conditions have tended to ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1863)
"CHAPTER I. HOW MANNERS ARE softened AS SOCIAL CONDITIONS BECOME MORE EQUAL. WE perceive that, for several centuries, social conditions have tended to ..."

4. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1840)
"CHAPTER I. THAT MANNERS ARE softened AS SOCIAL CONDITIONS BECOME MORE EQUAL. WE perceive that for several ages social conditions have tended to equality, ..."

5. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1875)
"CHAPTER I. THAT MANNERS ARE softened AS SOCIAL CONDITIONS BECOME MORE WE perceive that for several ages social conditions have tended to equality, ..."

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