- The definition of a soft spot is a weakness, either literally or figuratively.
- An example of soft spot is the area on top of a baby's head that must be protected because the skull has not yet fully hardened to protect the brain.
- An example of a soft spot is a weakness for ice cream.
- A tender or sentimental feeling: has a soft spot for stray animals.
- A weak or vulnerable point: a soft spot in the nation's defense strategy.
- See fontanel.
(plural soft spots)