Attracted to or emotionally involved with, as in He's been soft on Margaret for years. This usage was first recorded in 1840.
Not stern, lenient, especially too much so. For example, Some think the court has been soft on violent protesters. This usage was first recorded in 1883.
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Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Three on-the-record stories from a family: a mother and her daughters who came from Phoenix.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You just travel light with carry-on luggage, go to cities that you love, and get to hang out with all your friends.
There were stomachs, taut and flat, but also undulating bellies, soft and bloated from the breakfast buffet.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was a brick wall that we turned into the on-ramp of a highway.
And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The delicious soft rains set in early, promising a good grain year.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter