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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a speaking manner that is not loud or harsh.

Usage examples (37)
  • She was always soft-spoken
  • Naranjo, the public defender, said he never had a problem with Nellessen, whom he described as soft-spoken, courteous and polite.
  • At 58, Days is an astute, soft-spoken, deliberate man.
  • She's chatty and candid, but more soft-spoken, less "on." for more
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