Antonyms of adj case-hardened

1 sense of case-hardened

Sense 1
case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled -- (used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge")

INDIRECT (VIA hard) -> soft -- (compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children")

Similarity of adj case-hardened

1 sense of case-hardened

Sense 1
case-hardened, hardened, hard-boiled -- (used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge")
       => hard (vs. soft) -- (dispassionate; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer";)

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