Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cushion

1 sense of cushion

Sense 1
cushion, buffer, soften -- (protect from impact; "cushion the blow")
       => modify -- (make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage")

Antonyms of adj cushioned

1 sense of cushioned

Sense 1
cushioned, cushiony, padded -- (softened by the addition of cushions or padding)

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> hard -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Similarity of adj cushioned

1 sense of cushioned

Sense 1
cushioned, cushiony, padded -- (softened by the addition of cushions or padding)
       => soft (vs. hard) -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

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