Etymology
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bareness (n.)

early 15c., from bare (adj.) + -ness.

updated on September 02, 2012

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Definitions of bareness from WordNet

bareness (n.)
a bleak and desolate atmosphere;
Synonyms: bleakness / desolation / nakedness
bareness (n.)
the state of being unclothed and exposed (especially of a part of the body);
bareness (n.)
an extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation;
Synonyms: starkness
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