Nudity, nakedness, or nakitness is the state o wearin no cleidin.[1] The wearin o cleidin is a predominantly human characteristic arisin frae functional needs such as pertection frae the elements an frae cauld temperatures, efter the loss o body hair, an migration tae caulder regions.[2] The amoont o cleidin worn depends on functional considerations, such as a need for wairmth, as well as social circumstances. In some situations, a minimum amoont o cleidin or none at aw mey be considered socially acceptable, while in ithers much mair cleidin mey be expectit. Social considerations involve issues o modesty, decency an social norms, besides ither considerations, an these mey depend on the context. Thare mey an aa be legal considerations.

Boys soummin naked in a sacred tank in Indie


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