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naturist

[ ney-cher-ist ]

noun

  1. a person who appreciates the beauty and benefits of nature.
  2. a nudist.


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Other Words From

  • natur·ism noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of naturist1

First recorded in 1675–85; nature + -ist

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Example Sentences

The naturist is not selfish,—he shares all his joys and discoveries, even to the extent of publishing them.

The Naturist who applies the Schroth Cure for the purpose of curing chronic diseases uses fruit as his chief eliminating agent.

This practically amounts to a return to the naturist theory.

All these organisms are tenants of the apple-tree, and from the naturist's point of view alone they are not to be overlooked.

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