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[kuh-nek-tid] /kəˈnɛk tɪd/
adjective
1.
united, joined, or linked.
2.
having a connection.
3.
joined together in sequence; linked coherently:
connected ideas.
4.
related by family ties.
5.
having social or professional relationships, especially with influential or powerful persons.
6.
Mathematics. pertaining to a set for which no cover exists, consisting of two open sets whose intersections with the given set are disjoint and nonempty.
Origin of connected
1705-1715
1705-15; connect + -ed2
Related forms
connectedly, adverb
connectedness, noun
subconnectedly, adverb
well-connected, adjective
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Examples from the web for connectedness
  • There was a great sense of political connectedness between different groups.
  • He sees the forest in its particulars and its connectedness.
  • Its growth has come from customizing its services to the needs of a community that craves a sense of connectedness.
  • First off, the author is not dismissing the fact that the connectedness of the world is playing a factor here.
  • Primarily to rub virtual elbows with other writers and for a sense of connectedness.
  • The growing connectedness of billions of minds means that humanity is fast developing some sort of group intelligence.
  • Many jobs now demand constant connectedness, leaving little space for life outside of work.
  • And that was an overwhelming sense of oneness, of connectedness.
  • He wondered if simple connectedness might characterize three-dimensional spheres as well.
  • But in this era of constant connectedness, journeys to the depth of one's own mind can be equally illuminating.
British Dictionary definitions for connectedness

connected

/kəˈnɛktɪd/
adjective
1.
joined or linked together
2.
(of speech) coherent and intelligible
3.
(logic, maths) (of a relation) such that either it or its converse holds between any two members of its domain
Derived Forms
connectedly, adverb
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