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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ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui while hearing a case pertaining to implementation of anearlier decision of Islamabad High Court (IHC) regarding the of blasphemouscontent on the internetin Pakistan, directed the federal authorities to take measures to check pornography and nudism in the country.
Inspired by German nudism (Nacktkultur), the first American nudists hoped that naked exposure to the sun, light, and air would lead to physical and mental regeneration.
Naturism, which some consider to be slightly different than nudism, is - you guessed it - the practice of not wearing clothes.
Nudism accounted for 40 cases, while massages on the beach - also banned - resulted in 17 complaints.
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Nudism was more prevalent in the East, if that was your thing.
Graham Williams, Newborough reserve manager for Natural Resources Wales, said nudism is already "actively deterred" on the beach.
The Bunyadi, apparently taking its name from a Hindi word for "fundamental" or "natural", sells its brand of nudism as a stripping-away of humankind's "impurities" -- "the idea is to experience pure liberation," says Seb Lyall, founder of the group responsible for the restaurant.
The lower gallery of AUBRSSM is also projecting a loop of "La Marche au Soleil," a European film advocating nudism that was projected in Beirut's Olympia theatre in 1934.
There are no legal nudist beaches in the republic and a number of beaches, including at Avdimou, now have signs warning: 'No nudism.
178) The ACLU began by defending unconventional speech about sex in court in the 1930s and 1940s, focusing primarily on regulations involving advocacy of birth control, sex education, nudism, and theater performances.