Definition of bareness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbeənəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbernəs//
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  1. 1the fact of not being covered with or protected by anything the rugged bareness of the land
  2. 2the fact of being very simple and basic, without many contents, decorations, etc. the bareness of the courtroom, with its white walls and simple tables