Definitions for nakedness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•kedˈneɪ kɪd(adj.)

  1. being without clothing or covering; nude.

  2. without adequate clothing.

  3. bare of vegetation, foliage, or the like.

  4. without the customary covering:

    a naked sword.

  5. without furnishings, as rooms or walls.

  6. (of the eye, sight, etc.) unassisted by a microscope, telescope, or other instrument.

  7. defenseless; unprotected.

  8. plain; simple; unadorned:

    the naked truth.

  9. plainly revealed:

    a naked threat.

  10. Law. unsupported:

    a naked promise.

    Category: Law

  11. Bot. (of seeds) not enclosed in an ovary. (of flowers) without a calyx or perianth. (of stalks, branches, etc.) without leaves. (of stalks, leaves, etc.) without hairs or pubescence.

    Category: Botany

  12. Zool. having no covering of hair, feathers, shell, etc.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of naked:

bef. 900; ME naked(e), OE nacod, c. OFris nakad, OHG nac(c)kot; akin to ON nakinn, L nūdus, Gk gymnós, Skt nagnás


Princeton's WordNet

  1. nakedness, nudity, nudeness(noun)

    the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind

  2. bleakness, desolation, bareness, nakedness(noun)

    a bleak and desolate atmosphere

    "the nakedness of the landscape"

  3. openness, nakedness(noun)

    characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive


  1. nakedness(Noun)

    The state of being naked.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nakedness(noun)

    the condition of being naked

  2. Nakedness(noun)

    the privy parts; the genitals

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