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Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: softening

Deutsch Englisch
aufweichend softening
weich werdend softening
Erweichungspunkt {m}Maskulinum (der) softening point
Knochenerweichung {f}Femininum (die) [med.] softening of the bones
Hirnerweichung {f}Femininum (die) [med.] softening of the brain
Gehirnerweichung {f}Femininum (die) [med.] softening of the brain
Batschmaschine {f}Femininum (die) [Textiltechnik] softening machine


Beispielsätze

It was famous, too, for the pillory, a wise old institution, that inflicted a punishment of which no one could foresee the extent; also, for the whipping-post, another dear old institution, very humanising and softening to behold in action; also, for extensive transactions in blood-money, another fragment of ancestral wisdom, systematically leading to the most frightful mercenary crimes that could be committed under Heaven.
The deeper he sank into this silence, the fainter hope there was—or so Darnay thought—of his softening in any slight degree.
But owing to the superstition that the fewer the people who know of it the less a woman in travail suffers, everyone tried to pretend not to know; no one spoke of it, but apart from the ordinary staid and respectful good manners habitual in the prince’s household, a common anxiety, a softening of the heart, and a consciousness that something great and mysterious was being accomplished at that moment made itself felt.
Evening passed, night came, and the feeling of suspense and softening of heart in the presence of the unfathomable did not lessen but increased.
She understood those words to mean that he had suddenly softened and that this softening and gentleness were signs of approaching death.
Natásha and Princess Mary also wept now, but not because of their own personal grief; they wept with a reverent and softening emotion which had taken possession of their souls at the consciousness of the simple and solemn mystery of death that had been accomplished in their presence.
And so, under pretence of softening the previous outrage, of stroking and soothing me into placidity, you stick a sly penknife under my ear!
“Listen, then, Jane Eyre, to your sentence: to-morrow, place the glass before you, and draw in chalk your own picture, faithfully, without softening one defect; omit no harsh line, smooth away no displeasing irregularity; write under it, ‘Portrait of a Governess, disconnected, poor, and plain.’
Not a latent echo in the house, not a squeak and scuffle from the mice behind the panelling, not a drip from the half-thawed water-spout in the dull yard behind, not a sigh among the leafless boughs of one despondent poplar, not the idle swinging of an empty store-house door, no, not a clicking in the fire, but fell upon the heart of Scrooge with a softening influence, and gave a freer passage to his tears.
There has been some good as well as evil in the discipline of suffering; and there are diseases, such as consumption, which have exercised a refining and softening influence on the character.


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