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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soft-spokenadjective

    having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh

    "she was always soft-spoken"


  1. soft-spokenadjective

    having a pleasant, sweet, gentle, mild speaking manner


  1. soft-spoken

    Soft-spoken refers to someone who speaks in a gentle, quiet, and calm manner. They do not usually raise their voice or speak in a harsh or aggressive tone. Their speech tends to be soothing, kind, and polite. It isn't necessarily about volume, but rather about the gentleness and thoughtfulness with which they express themselves.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soft-spokenadjective

    speaking softly; having a mild or gentle voice; hence, mild; affable

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-spoken in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soft-spoken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of soft-spoken in a Sentence

  1. Armstrong Williams:

    He's soft-spoken and sometimes people confuse soft-spokenness with not being strong enough, ben Carson has learned that sometimes soft-spokenness is not enough.

  2. proverb:

    Honey-tongued, soft spoken, malicious, and unprincipled in conduct.

  3. Jim Manley:

    He might be soft spoken but unlike some politicians, he likes the idea of mixing things up, there's a method to the madness.

  4. Julie Wareham:

    I just remember him reassuring the family members of people that are cut from stem to stern when they do those coronary bypass surgeries, and just reassuring the family and how soft-spoken he was.

  5. Proverb:

    Honey-tongued, soft spoken, malicious, and unprincipled in conduct

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