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denudation

[ den-yoo-dey-shuh n, dee-noo-, -nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF denudation

Synonyms for denudation

  • disclosure
  • hazard
  • liability
  • publicity
  • risk
  • vulnerability
  • acknowledgment
  • airing
  • baring
  • betrayal
  • confession
  • defenselessness
  • denunciation
  • display
  • divulgence
  • exhibition
  • giveaway
  • introduction
  • jeopardy
  • manifestation
  • nakedness
  • openness
  • peril
  • presentation
  • revelation
  • showing
  • susceptibility
  • unfolding
  • unmasking
  • unveiling
  • divulging
  • exposé
  • laying open
  • susceptiveness
  • susceptivity
  • vulnerableness
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Antonyms for denudation

  • certainty
  • safety
  • secret
  • surety
  • concealment
  • cover
  • hiding
  • protection
  • covering
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DENUDATION

How little he could ever have grappled with the subject of denudation!

The denudation of the hills led to terrible floods along the rivers.

I am more struck with his remarks on denudation than you seem to be.

As I have said, the denudation of Armenia accounts, perhaps, for the destruction of Irak.

Rosmersholm and the Rosmer ideals had begun their work of denudation and disintegration.

No geologist can doubt that such relationship is the result of denudation.

How far back such a denudation may carry us is a matter 366 of speculation.

On the vast lapse of time, as inferred from the rate of deposition and of denudation.

In his rear all was secure in spite of the denudation of the garrisons.

It is also in this respect preferable to denudation with a brush.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French dénudation, from Latin denudationem (nominative denudatio), noun of action from past participle stem of denudare (see denude). Figurative use is from 1590s. In geology, from 1811.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DENUDATION

exposure

noununcovering; putting in view or danger
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