nudism
noun Date: 1929 the practice of going nude especially in sexually mixed groups and during periods of time spent at specially secluded places • nudist adjective or noun

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  • nudism — NUDÍSM s.n. Expunere (în scop terapeutic) a corpului uman gol la razele solare. ♦ Doctrină care preconizează viaţa în aer liber, practicarea sporturilor complet dezbrăcat. – Din fr. nudisme. Trimis de bogdanrsb, 18.07.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  nudísm …   Dicționar Român

  • nudism — (n.) 1929, from Fr. nudisme (see NUDE (Cf. nude) + ISM (Cf. ism)). Nudist one who practices nudism appeared at the same time. Made in Germany, imported to France, is the cult of Nudism, a mulligan stew of vegetarianism, physical culture and pagan …   Etymology dictionary

  • nudism — [no͞o′diz΄əm, nyo͞o′diz΄əm] n. the practice or cult of going nude for hygienic reasons nudist n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • nudism — nudist, n., adj. /nooh diz euhm, nyooh /, n. the practice of going nude, esp. in places that allow sexually mixed groups, in the belief that such practice benefits health. [1925 30; NUDE + ISM] * * * ▪ behaviour also called  naturism        the… …   Universalium

  • nudism — [[t]nju͟ːdɪzəm, AM nu͟ː [/t]] N UNCOUNT Nudism is the practice of not wearing any clothes on beaches and other areas specially set aside for this purpose. Nudism, the council decided, was doing the resort more harm than good. Syn: naturism… …   English dictionary

  • nudism — nudist ► NOUN ▪ a person who goes naked wherever possible. DERIVATIVES nudism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • nudism — noun /njuː.dɪzəm/ The belief in, or practice of going nude in social, nonsexualized and frequently mixed gender groups specifically in cultures where going nude in the social situation is not the norm. Syn: naturism See Also: nude, nudist …   Wiktionary

  • nudísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • nudism — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. naturism, gymnosophy. See divestment …   English dictionary for students

  • nudism — nu|dism [ nu,dızəm ] noun uncount the practice of wearing no clothes outside, for example on a beach …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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