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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Against her own portentous views from the realm of the liberated life Jansson sets Suren's naive devotion to nudism, registering fresh perspective on our own world made unstable by empire building.
If you ask contemporary German supporters of nudism why they practice this activity, they will probably tell you that it is fun and, to a considerable degree, conducive to one's personal health.
Foucault (1980 [1975]) claims that mastery and awareness of one's own body can be acquired only through the effect of an investment of power in the body: gymnastics, exercises, muscle-building, nudism, glorification of the body beautiful.
A variety of plaintiffs, including: The Free Speech Coalition; (99) a publisher of books dealing with nudism; and individual erotic artists and photographers, commenced a pre-enforcement challenge (100) to the 1996 Act in federal district court.
The movement for life reform (Lebensreform) advocated healthy natural living by means that included gymnastics, vegetarianism, nudism and comfortable clothing.
While nudism has been the social norm for decades in Europe, U.S.
As an unforced sculptural encapsulation of both the Nietzschean image of the ecstatic dancer and the contemporary German cult of Nudism, this figure epitomised the dynamism and sensuality of Kirchner's beginnings as an artist.
Other shows have focused nostalgic topics, like East Germany's obsession with nudism, or its auto industry, which mass produced the two-stroke Trabant.
Conditions: "Applicant preferably possesses the following hobbies or talents: social nudism. Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and must be a member or the child of a member of the American Association for Nude Recreation.
The CPPA's constitutionality was immediately challenged by plaintiffs including the Free Speech Coalition, which is a trade association that defends First Amendment rights against censorship, the publisher of a book dedicated to the education and expression of nudism, and individual artists whose works include nude and erotic photographs and paintings.
He is, among other things, a maestro of nudism, from primal Puffs innocent lack of vestments to Pygmalion Puffs epic return to the wild (staged for the media after his speech to Congress).