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Noun: soft spot  sóft spót
  1. A place of especial vulnerability
    - weak part, weak spot
  2. A sentimental affection
    "she had a soft spot for her youngest son"
  3. Any membranous gap between the bones of the cranium in an infant or foetus
    - fontanelle, fontanel

Derived forms: soft spots

Type of: affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, opening, orifice, philia, porta, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness, weakness

Part of: braincase, brainpan, child's body, cranium

Encyclopedia: Soft spot