Definition of softing in English:

softing

noun

rare
  • The action of soothing or softening something.

adjective

rare
  • That makes something soft or softer, or less intense or severe.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From soft + -ing<br>late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From soft + -ing.

Pronunciation

softing

/ˈsɒftɪŋ/