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suavidad
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suavidad(
swah
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dahd
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (soft quality to touch)
a. softness
Al acariciar la cara del bebé, pude sentir la suavidad de su piel.When I caressed the baby's face I could feel the softness of her skin.
b. smoothness
Elegí la lana de llama por su suavidad y calidez.I chose llama wool for its smoothness and warmth.
2. (subtlety)
a. gentleness (of color, tone, or breeze)
La suavidad de la brisa de verano junto al mar era relajante.The gentleness of the summer breeze by the sea was soothing.
b. mildness (of flavor or smell)
El cocinero agregó yogur griego por la suavidad de su sabor.The cook added Greek yogurt for the mildness of its flavor.
3. (meekness)
a. softness (of voice)
Me gusta la suavidad y la dulzura de la voz de la actriz.I like the softness and sweetness of the actress' voice.
b. mildness (of character)
Admiro la suavidad del carácter de mi abuela, que nunca se altera.I admire the mildness of my grandma's character who never seems to get stressed.
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suavidad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de tacto)
a. softness
2. (lisura, falta de brusquedad)
a. smoothness
3. (de sabor, olor, color)
a. delicacy
4. (de carácter)
a. gentleness
5. (de clima)
a. mildness
6. (de cuesta, tarea, ritmo)
a. gentleness
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suavidad
1 (lisura) [de superficie] smoothness; evenness; [de piel] smoothness
2 (falta de intensidad) [de color, movimiento, brisa, reprimenda] gentleness; [de clima, sabor, olor] mildness; [de trabajo] easiness; [de melodía, voz] softness; sweetness; [de ruido] quietness
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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