Definition of naturism in English:


Line breaks: na¦tur|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈneɪtʃ(ə)rɪz(ə)m


[mass noun]
  • 1chiefly British The practice of going naked in designated areas; nudism: she never wore a stitch—she was a convert to naturism
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    • Nudism and naturism are often used synonymously.
    • These are people who frequented the beaches and pruriently connected naturism with sex.
    • Dave says: ‘The last thing naturism is about is sex.’
  • 2The worship of nature or natural objects.
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    • At his most masterly, Kinsella elides naturism and intellection in the structure of his phrases.

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