naturism


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na·tur·ism

 (nā′chə-rĭz′əm)
n.
Nudism.

na′tur·ist n.

naturism

(ˈneɪtʃəˌrɪzəm)
n
another name for nudism
ˈnaturist n, adj

naturism

a cult of nudity for reasons of health. — naturist, n. — naturistic, adj.
See also: Nakedness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.naturism - going without clothes as a social practice
practice, pattern - a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern"
Translations

naturism

[ˈneɪtʃərɪzəm] N (esp Brit) → naturismo m

naturism

nFreikörperkultur f, → FKK no art

naturism

[ˈneɪtʃəˌrɪzm] nnaturismo, nudismo
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He said he was surprised that alarm bells did not ring when Etchells proved reluctant to take part in naturism despite enrolling on a dating website for naturists.
Barry Fairbrother, a 46-year-old motor trader from Bradford, says he found naturism the perfect cure for teenage angst when as a 13-year-old he found himself growing at alarming proportions - he grew an incredible 14 inches in just 12 months and says he found himself stooping to avoid towering over his friends and teachers.
That's why I think I try hard to bring in that kind of naturism feel, that kind of atmosphere into my music.
The event has been listed on British Naturism organisation website and is open to anybody who is a member.
I have always been self-conscious about myself and shy but getting involved in naturism has helped me to try and accept my body and who I am.
Au Naturel: Naturism, Nudism, and Tourism in Twentieth-Century France.
Aussie author Kathy Lette argues the case for keeping ourselves under wraps, while Andrew Welch, spokesman for nudists' organisation British Naturism, explains why he thinks baring all can benefit society.
Currently, the only officially designated "clothes-free" beach in the region is Morfa Dyffryn near Barmouth but British Naturism believes if more were created it could attract thousands more people to the area.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received complaints from British Naturism and 198 other viewers that the ad was likely to appeal to under-18s because it used actresses of a similar age.
He was also public relations director of British Naturism.
Sadly for them, the wood in question also happened to be a popular bluebell wood, and no sooner had the naturism begun in earnest, than the place was overrun with flower pickers.
Naturism is a very healthy attitude and it's mixing with like-minded people.