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    Hey, I need an adjective

    Hey guys this is going to be my first post and my question is this
    How would you describe rusk, biscuit or generally any type of food which is supposed to be eaten crispy and dry when it becomes chewy, tender and tasteless.
    thanks

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Refreshment View Post
    Hey guys this is going to be my first post and my question is this
    How would you describe rusk, biscuit or generally any type of food which is supposed to be eaten crispy and dry when it becomes chewy, tender and tasteless.
    thanks
    I would also be keen to have an answer from native speakers.
    A quick observation, your login name connects well with your question..


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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    crisp

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    crisp
    You will call something which has lost its cripness as "Crisp"??????????????

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Refreshment View Post
    Hey guys this is going to be my first post and my question is this
    How would you describe rusk, biscuit or generally any type of food which is supposed to be eaten crispy and dry when it becomes chewy, tender and tasteless.
    thanks
    It's/they've gone soft.


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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It's/they've gone soft.
    I appreciate your answer
    isn't there a more powerful word than that to convey the negative feeling you have towards them?

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Refreshment View Post
    I appreciate your answer
    isn't there a more powerful word than that to convey the negative feeling you have towards them?
    Here are some antonyms for the word "Crisp"
    Antonym of crisp | Synonym.com
    Hope this proves helpful...

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Refreshment View Post
    I appreciate your answer
    isn't there a more powerful word than that to convey the negative feeling you have towards them?
    Being told "It's gone soft" can sound fairly negative.

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Being told "It's gone soft" can sound fairly negative.
    Can I not use "Soggy" in this context??

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    Re: Hey, I need an adjective

    I think soggy is a little too strong, giving the idea that it is actually waterlogged.

    I would say it's gone mushy, moldy, soft.

    I am not a teacher.

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