nudism


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nud·ism

 (no͞o′dĭz′əm, nyo͞o′-)
n.
The belief in or practice of going nude, especially in nonsexual social settings and as part of a conscious choice of lifestyle.

nud′ist adj. & n.

nudism

(ˈnjuːdɪzəm)
n
the practice of nudity, esp for reasons of health, religion, etc
ˈnudist n, adj

nud•ism

(ˈnu dɪz əm, ˈnyu-)

n.
the practice of going nude, esp. in places that allow sexually mixed groups.
[1925–30]
nud′ist, n., adj.

nudism

the practice of going nude. — nudist, n., adj.
See also: Behavior
the practice of going nude. — nudist, n., adj.
See also: Nakedness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nudism - 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
مَذْهَب العُرْي
nudismus
nudisme
nudizam
nudizmus
nektarmenning
nudism
nudizmus
çıplaklık

nudism

[ˈnjuːdɪzəm] Nnudismo m

nudism

[ˈnjuːdɪzəm] n (= naturism) → nudisme m

nudism

nudism

[ˈnjuːdɪzm] nnudismo

nude

(njuːd) adjective
without clothes; naked.
noun
a photograph, picture etc of an unclothed human figure.
ˈnudism noun
the practice of not wearing clothes usually because it is thought to be healthy.
ˈnudist noun
ˈnudity noun
the state of not wearing clothes.
in the nude
without clothes.
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David Gold's letter about the lack of articles on nudism raises some interesting questions which may turn out to have very dull answers.
A part from racism, segregationist nature, war mongering, impoverishments, intimidation, nepotism, tribalism, exclusionism, totalitarianism, genocideuring, and antagonistic international behavior, the inside-out of the system also exposes a huge political filth including religion jingoism; expansionism, Jihadism, interventionism, rape mania, sadism, separatism, international terrorism, piracy, mercenary, laundering, racketeering, thievery and political nudism.
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Firstly, there was apprehension about the civil burden of proof being too low, with a prediction of numerous IPNAs being handed down for relatively innocuous behaviours ranging from carol singing to nudism (HL Debate 13/14).
Among the themes the authors address are "productive" leisure, the socialist "escapes" of the title, and a variety of transgressions, including nudism and political jokes.
What is hilarious, though, is that a nation famed for its love of nudism accuses the Brits of what it calls "Prince Harry syndrome" - a love of getting naked in public - but we'll let that go for now.
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Whether it was world politics or hospital waiting times - 'this got under my skin so much that when my butcher asked me what I would like I said 'a better outpatients department' - or the appearance of a naked statue in Netherton - 'I have nothing against nudism, provided I do not have to view the little horror while searching for a cabbage or a loaf of bread' E Pursglove always had something to say on the matter.
Highlighting the book's larger theme of the body as contested, Shantz demonstrates how the body can signify both the "normal" and the "abnormal" Canadian, as nudist pageants at once produced white, middle-class respectability via discourses of nudists as "family oriented" and "natural," and, at the same time, iterated the nude body and, by extension nudists, as resistant in that nudism transcended codes of decency and morality prevalent in Canada at the time.
They believe nudism is socialism in its purest form: only by shedding designer clothes and expensive bling can we be free from judging individuals by their chattels and accoutrements.
Recently, groups such as The Terra Cotta Inn, Palm Springs, California; NUSA Sun; Young Naturists and Nudists of America; The Nudism and Naturism Daily News; All Nudist; Australian Naturist News; the famous photographer Spencer Tunick, and many, many more Facebook pages have been censored, banned, or deleted.
This pitfalls of nudism have been illustrated starkly in France recently - a country very comfortable with citizens de-robing and walking about in the nip.