See also: softminded
- Lacking courage and conviction; easily swayed, persuaded, or intimidated.
- 1963, Joe D. Batten, Tough-minded management, →ISBN, page 37:
- The soft-minded manager often defers direct action in the hope that the situation will remedy itself.
- Lacking intellectual rigor; Given to sentimentality.
- 2010, Ivan Hugh Walters, Education and Cultural Politics: Interrogating Idiotic Education, →ISBN, page 285:
- The liberated educator does not accept soft-minded religiosity because it embraces all kinds of superstitions.
- 2013, Emory Elliott, Martha Banta, & Houston A. Baker, The Columbia Literary History of the United States, →ISBN, page 284:
- Such unabashed sentiment and soft-minded engagement with the problems and powers of literary art are common enough in every age.