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Definition of rootless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rootless

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈrutləs//
 
, NAmE//ˈrʊtləs//
 
 
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having nowhere that you really think of as home, or as the place where you belong She had had a rootless childhood moving from town to town.
rootlessness
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rootless