What does softened mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. softenedadjective

    toned down

  2. dull, muffled, muted, softenedadjective

    being or made softer or less loud or clear

    "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets"

Wiktionary

  1. softenedadjective

    Made soft.

  2. softenedadjective

    aspirated.

ChatGPT

  1. softened

    Made less hard or firm, typically by introducing moisture or warmth; made less severe or intense, often referring to attitude, stance, or appearance. It can also refer to making something less difficult or harsh.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Softened

    of Soften

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of softened in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of softened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of softened in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Schneider:

    Weird, isn't it Somehow in the dead of winter when its 40 below, so cold your words just freeze in the air, you think you'll never hear a robin's song again or see a blossom on a cherry tree, when one day you wake up and bingo, light coming through the mini blinds is softened with a tick of rose and the cold morning air has lost its bite. It's spring once again, the streets are paved with mud and the hills are alive with the sound of mosquitos.

  2. Lynn Franco:

    Expectations... weakened further with consumers citing rising prices, especially at the gas pump, and the war in Ukraine as factors, meanwhile, purchasing intentions for big-ticket items like automobiles have softened somewhat over the past few months as expectations for interest rates have risen.

  3. Julian Evans-Pritchard:

    The latest surveys suggest that China’s economy contracted (in August) as virus disruptions weighed heavily on services activity. Industry also continued to come off the boil as supply chain bottlenecks worsened and demand softened.

  4. Sam Khater:

    Mortgage rates have increased 1.5 % points over the last three months alone, the fastest three-month rise since May of 1994, the increase in mortgage rates has softened purchase activity such that the monthly payment for those looking to buy a home has risen by at least 20 % from a year ago.

  5. Jerome Powell:

    Similarly, Trump also softened his stance on China after sharp falls in stock prices. He has offered an olive branch to China and there's no reason China would not want to accept it.

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