Definition for NA'KED-NESS


  1. Want of covering or clothing; nudity; barrenness. Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father. – Gen ix.
  2. Want of means of defense. Ye are spies; to see the nakedness of the land are ye come. Gen. xlii.
  3. Plainness; openness to view. Shak. To uncover nakedness, in Scripture, is to have incestuous or unlawful commerce with a female.

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