noun Date: 1847 1. a. naturalism 1 b. naturalism 2 2. the worship of the forces of nature 3. nudismnaturist noun

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  • Naturism — • The term proposed by Reville to designate the worship of nature. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Naturism     Naturism     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • naturism — NATURÍSM s.n. Curent literar artistic sau atitudine caracterizate prin atenţia acordată reflectării naturii (1), prin cultul pentru natură. ♦ Cult al naturii (1) sau al unor forţe personificate ale ei. – Din fr. naturisme. Trimis de cornel, 04.06 …   Dicționar Român

  • Naturism — Na tur*ism, n. (Med.) The belief or doctrine that attributes everything to nature as a sanative agent. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naturism — [nā′chər iz΄əm] n. NUDISM naturist n. * * * na·tur·ism (nāʹchə rĭz əm) n. Nudism.   naʹtur·ist n. * * * …   Universalium

  • naturism — ► NOUN ▪ nudism. DERIVATIVES naturist noun & adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • naturism — [nā′chər iz΄əm] n. NUDISM naturist n …   English World dictionary

  • Naturism — For other uses, see Naturism (disambiguation). Naturists on a beach Naturism or nudism is a cultural and political movement practising, advocating and defending social nudity in private and in public. It may also refer to a lifestyle based on… …   Wikipedia

  • naturism — [[t]ne͟ɪtʃərɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Naturism is the same as nudism. [mainly BRIT] Derived words: naturist plural N COUNT oft N n ...a naturist beach …   English dictionary

  • naturism — noun /ˈneɪ.tʃəɹˌɪz.əm/ The belief in or practice of going nude or unclad in social and usually mixed gender groups, specifically either in cultures where this is not the norm or for health reasons. Syn: nudism See Also: nature, naturist …   Wiktionary

  • naturísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

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