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NAKEDNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does nakedness mean? 

NAKEDNESS (noun)
  The noun NAKEDNESS has 3 senses:

1. the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
2. a bleak and desolate atmosphere
3. characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive

  Familiarity information: NAKEDNESS used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


NAKEDNESS (noun)


Sense 1nakedness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being without clothing or covering of any kind

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

nakedness; nudeness; nudity

Hypernyms ("nakedness" is a kind of...):

condition; status (a state at a particular time)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "nakedness"):

nude (without clothing (especially in the phrase 'in the nude'))

altogether; birthday suit; raw (informal terms for nakedness)

undress (partial or complete nakedness)

bareness (the state of being unclothed and exposed (especially of a part of the body))


Sense 2nakedness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A bleak and desolate atmosphere

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

bareness; bleakness; desolation; nakedness

Context example:

the nakedness of the landscape

Hypernyms ("nakedness" is a kind of...):

gloom; gloominess; glumness (an atmosphere of depression and melancholy)


Sense 3nakedness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

openness; nakedness

Hypernyms ("nakedness" is a kind of...):

sociability; sociableness (the relative tendency or disposition to be sociable or associate with one's fellows)


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