made naked or bare: "We'll have to go a long way for our wood," I grumbled, gazing across the denuded hillsides.
Geology. (of rock) exposed or laid bare by erosive processes: The denuded mountains of the Levant were left to face flash floods with nothing but eroding slopes.
the simple past tense and past participle of denude.
- half-de·nud·ed, adjective
- un·de·nud·ed, adjective
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How to use denuded in a sentence
Finally, on the ownership question the company’s filing is surprisingly denuded of data.
He removed her beige Roger Vivier pumps and white lab coat to reveal a denuded ballerina-pink slip dress.Tilda Swinton and Oliver Saillard Perform the Creation of Fashion in ‘Eternity Dress’ | Sarah Moroz | November 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But when we reach the mountain, we see only a denuded plateau of looping ring roads and gray rubble.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia | Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco | June 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
That night he encamped near a fair-sized village which was ominously denuded of men.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Charles Lamb once, while riding in company with a lady, descried a party denuded for swimming a little way off.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
Really the best method is to make a round denuded spot by twirling a small brad-awl.The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
To Dangerfield, the proof seemed slight—what was there in the denuded room to entice a thief?The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
These are tall pine-trees, denuded of their lower branches, a small tuft being left at the top.Hudson Bay | R.M. Ballantyne