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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -softening-, *softening*, soften
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You saw the pope's position as a softening of church law.- โรเป็นตายสิ้นสุด. - ไม่มีไม่มีจ. Angels & Demons (2009)
Any sign of progress on your end? Is Liv softening at all?ัฝ่งคุณมีความคืบหน้าอะไรมั้ย ลิฟใจอ่อนลงบ้างรึยัง Bride Wars (2009)
Sal's softening him up right now.เราเอามันมาแล้วตอนนี้่ Setup (2011)
Thanks for softening this one up for me, all right.ขอบคุณที่มาช่วยขู่นะ Can't See the Fae-Rest (2011)
I'm making progress, softening him up a bit.ฉันกำลังจัดการอยู่ ใช้ไม้นวมดูสักพัก Matsya Nyaya (2012)

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
SOFTENING    S AO1 F AH0 N IH0 NG
SOFTENING    S AO1 F N IH0 NG

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
softening    (v) (s o1 f n i ng)

German-English: TU-Chemnitz DING Dictionary
Aufweichung {f} (eines Standpunktes)softening (of an attitude) [Add to Longdo]
Erweichungspunkt {m}softening point [Add to Longdo]

Japanese-English: EDICT Dictionary
ほぐし水[ほぐしみず, hogushimizu] (n) (See 解す・ほぐす・1) water to add to packaged noodles (provided in a separate packet); softening water, loosening water [Add to Longdo]
緩和[かんわ, kanwa] (n,vs) relief; mitigation; alleviation; relaxation; softening; (P) [Add to Longdo]
軟化症[なんかしょう, nankashou] (n) malacia; abnormal softening of tissues [Add to Longdo]
脳軟化症[のうなんかしょう, nounankashou] (n) softening of the brain [Add to Longdo]

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (3 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Softening \Sof"ten*ing\,
     a. & n. from {Soften}, v.
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     {Softening of the brain}, or {Cerebral softening} (Med.), a
        localized softening of the brain substance, due to
        hemorrhage or inflammation. Three varieties, distinguished
        by their color and representing different stages of the
        morbid process, are known respectively as red, yellow, and
        white, softening.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Soften \Sof"ten\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Softened}; p. pr. & vb.
     n. {Softening}.]
     To make soft or more soft. Specifically: 
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     (a) To render less hard; -- said of matter.
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               Their arrow's point they soften in the flame.
                                                    --Gay.
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     (b) To mollify; to make less fierce or intractable.
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               Diffidence conciliates the proud, and softens the
               severe.                              --Rambler.
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     (c) To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften
         a fault.
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     (d) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage.
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               Music can soften pain to ease.       --Pope.
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     (e) To make calm and placid.
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               All that cheers or softens life.     --Pope.
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     (f) To make less harsh, less rude, less offensive, or less
         violent, or to render of an opposite quality.
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               He bore his great commision in his look,
               But tempered awe, and softened all he spoke.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     (g) To make less glaring; to tone down; as, to soften the
         coloring of a picture.
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     (h) To make tender; to make effeminate; to enervate; as,
         troops softened by luxury.
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     (i) To make less harsh or grating, or of a quality the
         opposite; as, to soften the voice.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  softening
      adj 1: having a softening or soothing effect especially to the
             skin [syn: {demulcent}, {emollient}, {salving},
             {softening}]
      n 1: the process of becoming softer; "refrigeration delayed the
           softening of the fruit"; "he observed the softening of iron
           by heat"

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