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  • n. The state of being naked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition of being naked.
  • n. The privy parts; the genitals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or condition of being naked; nudity; bareness; defenselessness; undisguisedness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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