We sometimes dream we are nude or in our underwear when we feel vulnerable in a particular situation. It’s not a bad thing to be vulnerable because then we are open to change. Nudity means there is no protection from the elements or the environment so you may be feeling insecure in a certain situation. You may feel embarrassed or not good enough, especially if there are other people in the dream.
You may be afraid that others can see straight through you and that something you are trying to hide is out on display to the general public. If you are keeping a secret, then guilt and fear of being found out might be expressed as nudity in your dreams.
If you are partly clothed in the dream, then the underlying energy is not completely on display to the entire world. Clothing is often tied up with identity in dreams, so if you are wearing clothes that look strange or don’t fit, you are not being really authentic to your true self. Dreaming you are partially nude may be the first step in removing the old out of date version of yourself so that you become more real.
If you are focusing on some particular part of your body in the dream, you should pay attention to that part in your waking life. There may be an underlying problem that you are unaware of that your subconscious is trying to bring to your attention. Please follow up on any dreams about serious illnesses by going to a medical professional.
Dreaming that you or someone else is naked is a very common dream and most people dream this at some point. So don’t be concerned if you dream this, just be aware when you are in public, not to forget your undies!