See also: naturalist

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nature +‎ -ist

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  • IPA(key): /ˈneɪt͡ʃəɹɪst/
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naturist (plural naturists)

  1. One who follows a philosophical belief in a naked, natural life and prefers to live without clothes, often for reasons of ecology, health, religious belief, and/or ethical concerns.
    Synonym: nudist
    Antonyms: clothist, textilist
  2. One who believes in the doctrine of naturism, which attributes everything to nature.
    • 1686 (indicated as 1685–1686), Robert Boyle, “A Free Inquiry into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature: []”, in The Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle. [], volume IV, London: [] A[ndrew] Millar, [], published 1744, →OCLC, section V, page 387, column 1:
      I have thought fit to lay dovvn the tvvo foregoing limitations, [] partly becauſe they contain ſomething, that may be added to vvhat hath been lately repreſented on behalf of the divine providence (as it falls under the naturiſt’s conſideration.)

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naturist (comparative more naturist, superlative most naturist)

  1. Of or relating to naturism, the philosophical belief in a naked, natural life and prefers to live without clothes, often for reasons of health, ecology, religious belief, and/or ethical concerns.
  2. Relating to or believing in the doctrine of naturism, which attributes everything to nature.

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Borrowed from French naturiste.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌnaː.tyˈrɪst/
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  • Hyphenation: na‧tu‧rist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

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naturist m (plural naturisten)

  1. A naturist.
    Synonym: nudist

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Borrowed from French naturiste.

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naturist m or n (feminine singular naturistă, masculine plural naturiști, feminine and neuter plural naturiste)

  1. naturist

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