bareness

All Noun
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  • What had she done that life should shut down before her in such cruel bareness? Cited from Men, Women, and Ghosts, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • As he re-entered what had been his home, its bareness made his heart sink. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • Shall we say, then, that bareness is natural to the mountain? Cited from The Freethinker's Text Book, Part II, by Annie Besant
  • Her feet, her little feet -- their bareness no longer troubled her -- left the ground. Cited from Parisian Points of View, by Ludovic Hale'vy
  • She always wore her dress close up to her neck, and never showed the bareness of her arms. Cited from Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope
  • She held up her hands to show their bareness. Cited from The Mystery Of The Boule Cabinet, by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • The room was not large, but its bareness of furniture made it appear so. Cited from Mary Barton, by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • This was the first time she had ever been in room -- with its poverty, its bareness. Cited from The Choir Invisible, by James Lane Allen
  • The true stuff of the spirit is revealed and laid out in all its bareness. Cited from The Altar Fire, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • There was nothing now between them but the real issue in all its uncomely bareness. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • Yet during the many hours I spent there the bareness of the walls often worried me. Cited from With Zola in England, by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  • Despite its bareness and being a rather low mountain at it hosts alpine plant life.
  • But the white fog shut out to- day even their winter bareness. Cited from T. Tembarom, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • She loved him for his maps and his dreams and the bareness of his talk to her. Cited from Mr. Britling Sees It Through, by H. G. Wells
  • Must the bareness, the space, the sense of expansion, be hers no more? Cited from Light O' The Morning, by L. T. Meade
  • Bar the dam bareness of the base, it looks like a piece of real music from a distance. Cited from Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson Vol 2
  • Peter would not have that fine bareness used as illustration; it was too good a thing in itself. Cited from The Lee Shore, by Rose Macaulay
  • And as he did so, he noted how much the bareness of her neck added to the strange repulsiveness of her appearance. Cited from The Princess and Curdie, by George MacDonald
  • The space covered is large, yet so cleverly handled that no bareness is suggested. Cited from Landscape Gardening of the Exposition,by Mullgardt
  • It is only in country places that one finds the true bareness of Presbytery. Cited from The Recreations of A Country Parson, A. K. H. Boyd
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How bareness gets used

Meaning of bareness

  • noun The state of being unclothed and exposed (especially of a part of the body)
  • noun An extreme lack of furnishings or ornamentation
    I was struck by the starkness of my father's room