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1. (of the seeds of gymnosperms) not enclosed in a pericarp
2. (of flowers) lacking a perianth
3. (of stems) lacking leaves and other appendages
4. (of animals) lacking hair, feathers, scales, etc.
5. Law
a. unsupported by authority or financial or other consideration
b. lacking some essential condition to render valid; incomplete

What does it mean when you dream about being naked?

Being naked in a dream suggests exposure of self to others, being vulnerable to how others see one, feeling ashamed of being found out. If one is naked like a baby, nakedness can also represent the desire for freedom or freedom of expression. Nakedness also suggests being unencumbered and uninhibited.


Having received a negative acknowledgment. See NAK.
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A dress is supposed to cover our nakedness and not expose them.
Syed Shah Jahan told the Bara Kahu Police that the suspect Ammar and his eight accomplices kidnapped him striped his dress off, made his film in nakedness and later released him.
Let me rephrase that: I practically jump into the pool and loudly splash in my haste to submerge my nakedness as soon as possible.
When naked we are equals: equally vulnerable, equally exposed, equally weak but we do not allow nakedness to define us.
On Gaza, Raad stressed that Hamas would ultimately triumph by exposing the nakedness of the Arab regimes in the same fashion his party managed to liberate the south without having to negotiate or capitulate as he said; Hizbullah by laying the basis for a deterrent formula forced the enemy not to dare and breach it anymore, he concluded.
As an artist who uses nudity for many different reasons, I'd have to say it depends on the context: We become vulnerable in our nakedness.
Of course this can only mean a whole lot of nakedness.
Three local artists - Bets Cole, Marsha Maverick Wells and Anna Lee-Hoelzle - are exhibiting at the Maude Kerns Art Center under the title "The Nakedness of the Subject.
They are often found sitting semi naked and when they see any lady passing before them they expose them to full nakedness and we cannot bear this immoral scene", One Jamila Begum a government employee told.
How far away a hero, how far away a man, How soon to show my nakedness.
We have "JR" Radcliffe trying to take his workforce back to the dark ages, Damon Albarn lounging about an airport club lounge showing off his underpants and Charlie Mulgrew posting his lookalike nakedness on Twitter.
I cover my nakedness this morning with an outsize purple tee,