Coarse and Soft


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Coarse adjective – Harsh and dry in sound.
Usage example: a coarse laugh

Soft is an antonym for coarse in topics: rough, rude.
Nearby Words: coarseness, coarsened, coarsely, coarsening
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Soft adjective – Smooth or delicate in appearance or feel.
Usage example: I like this sweater the best because it is so soft and comfortable

Coarse is an antonym for soft in topics: velvety, faint, cushioned.
Nearby Words: soften, softness, softly, softening, softie
Antonyms for Soft
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Things that words describes

manner coarse manner soft manner
man coarse man soft man
style coarse style soft style
stuff coarse stuff soft stuff
Other nouns: material, face, words, hair, accent, voice, side, rock, leather.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / My Monster Secret Rikiya Koyama also adopts a more apropriately angry and coarse voice for Genjirou in episode 13, in constrast with the jarringly soft voice he has at the end of episode 7.
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