Antonyms of adj hard-hitting

2 senses of hard-hitting

Sense 1
hard-hitting, trenchant -- (characterized by or full of force and vigor; "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument")

INDIRECT (VIA effective) -> ineffective, uneffective, ineffectual -- (not producing an intended effect; "an ineffective teacher"; "ineffective legislation")

Sense 2
hard-hitting, high-pressure -- (aggressively and persistently persuasive; "a hard-hitting advertising campaign"; "a high-pressure salesman")

INDIRECT (VIA aggressive) -> unaggressive, nonaggressive -- (not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness)

Similarity of adj hard-hitting

2 senses of hard-hitting

Sense 1
hard-hitting, trenchant -- (characterized by or full of force and vigor; "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument")
       => effective (vs. ineffective), effectual, efficacious -- (producing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect; "an air-cooled motor was more effective than a witch's broomstick for rapid long-distance transportation"-LewisMumford; "effective teaching methods"; "effective steps toward peace"; "made an effective entrance"; "his complaint proved to be effectual in bringing action"; "an efficacious law")

Sense 2
hard-hitting, high-pressure -- (aggressively and persistently persuasive; "a hard-hitting advertising campaign"; "a high-pressure salesman")
       => aggressive (vs. unaggressive) -- (having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers")

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