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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nakedness, nudity, nudenessnoun

    the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind


  1. nuditynoun

    The state or quality of being without clothing on the body; specifically, the quality of being without clothing on the genitals or female nipples.

    In places such as Scandinavia, public nudity is legal.

  2. nuditynoun

    Something or someone without clothes.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Nuditynoun

    Naked parts.

    Etymology: nudité, Fr. nudus, Latin.

    There are no such licences permitted in poetry any more than in painting, to design and colour obscene nudities. Dryd.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuditynoun

    the quality or state of being nude; nakedness

  2. Nuditynoun

    that which is nude or naked; naked part; undraped or unclothed portion; esp. (Fine Arts), the human figure represented unclothed; any representation of nakedness; -- chiefly used in the plural and in a bad sense

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. nudit.]


  1. Nudity

    Nudity or nakedness is the state of wearing no clothing. The wearing of clothing is exclusively a human characteristic. The amount of clothing worn depends on functional considerations and social considerations. In some situations the minimum amount of clothing or no clothing at all may be socially acceptable, while in others much more clothing is expected.


  1. Nudity

    the state of being naked or bare of vestiture.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nudity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nudity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of nudity in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Chastain:

    I have no issues with nudity, especially in a lot of European cinema that I adore, but I find that in American cinema, the idea of nudity has always bothered me, i realized why : For me, I ’m uncomfortable with nudity when it feels like it’s not the person’s decision to be naked, when it’s something that has been put upon them. In a way, I see that as like a victimization.

  2. Kardashian West:

    I realized I could not even scroll through Instagram in front of my kids without full nudity coming up on my feed pretty much all the time, and I definitely contributed to that.

  3. Jessica Chastain:

    It trains an audience that exploiting someone in their body should be normal for nudity, when I think the opposite.

  4. Charlie Hunnam:

    The level of nudity that I do now, which is taking my shirt off, doesn’t bother me at all. But I have done full frontal before, i did full frontal when I was 18 on the TV show 'Queer as Folk.' But because I was playing a 15-year-old character, the censorship people wouldn’t allow us to put it on TV.


    An artist is one who can see divinity in nudity!

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    without the natural or usual covering
    • A. denudate
    • B. abase
    • C. elate
    • D. emanate

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