Crossword clues for nudity
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Nudity \Nu"di*ty\, n.; pl. Nudities. [Cf. F. nudit['e].]
The quality or state of being nude; nakedness.
That which is nude or naked; naked part; undraped or unclothed portion; esp. (Fine Arts), the human figure represented unclothed; any representation of nakedness; -- chiefly used in the plural and in a bad sense.
There are no such licenses permitted in poetry any more than in painting, to design and color obscene nudities.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1610s, from nude (adj.) + -ity; or else from French nudité "nakedness" (14c.) or directly from Late Latin nuditatem (nominative nuditas) "nakedness," from Latin nudus "naked, bare" (see naked).
n. 1 (context uncountable English) The state or quality of being without clothing on the body; specifically, the quality of being without clothing on the genitals or female nipples. 2 (context countable rare English) Something or someone without clothes.
Nudity, or nakedness, is the state of wearing no clothing. The wearing of clothing is a predominantly human characteristic arising from functional needs such as protection from the elements and from cold temperatures, after the loss of body hair, and migration to colder regions. The amount of clothing worn depends on functional considerations, such as a need for warmth, as well as social circumstances. In some situations, a minimum amount of clothing or none at all may be considered socially acceptable, while in others much more clothing may be expected. Social considerations involve issues of modesty, decency and social norms, besides other considerations, and these may depend on the context. There may also be legal considerations.
Usage examples of "nudity".
I followed her as best I could in the darkness, and she took me along a gallery into a dark room, and then into a lighted one which contained Hedvig almost in a state of nudity.
His depilated nudity, as he sat on a cold metal chair with his hands cuffed behind his back, obviously embarrassed him.
The delectable delectation of that thrilling moment, that pure stimulating first glimpse of nudity.
He stopped in front of Juba, recognizing her instantly, one of the grandes dames of the tribe, as she drew herself to her full height, even in her total and massive nudity she was dignified and queenly.
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She found herself unable to share Lukes obvi-usly casual attitude about nudity, and half-crouched behind the dubious protection of the sofa to change She struggled hastily out of her boots, socks, and jeans, debated briefly over her underwear, and decided after a moment to wad it up with the rest of her discarded clothing.
But the spirit of purism has so perverted the human mind that it has lost the power to appreciate the beauty of nudity, forcing us to hide the natural form under the plea of chastity.
Kolory, seemingly losing his temper, fetches him a box over the head, strips him of his tappa and red cloth, and laying him in a state of nudity in a little trough, covers him from sight.
Conan, but he could see that Tro and Teyle were embarrassed by their nudity.
Her hair fell loose and tangled over her shoulders, because she had not been offered a thong to tie it up with, and she wore the odd alien clothing that the Antler affected, rather than the animal skins her people wore in the cold season, or the nudity they preferred in the heat.
Maybe you had to include the nudity of the cook to make it Belter cooking.
Among some of the religious mendicants in India there were some who were condemned to a life of chastity, and, in the hotter climates, where nudity was the custom, these persons traveled about exposing an enormous preputial ring, which was looked upon with adoration by devout women.
Despite their strict beliefs about mating, Leors were casual about displaying their bodies, and Arion was unconcerned by his nudity.
Newspaper attention fastened on the nudity angle, with little thought as to why bees attacked.
As he passed the French doors, he came to a stop, suddenly aware of his nudity.