what is difference between balminess and softness
balmy + -ness
- The characteristic of being balmy.
From Middle English softnesse, from Old English sōftnes, alteration of earlier sēftnes. Equivalent to soft + -ness.
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈsɔftnəs/
- (cot–caught merger, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈsɑftnəs/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɒftnəs/
softness (usually uncountable, plural softnesses)
- The quality of being soft.