[root-lis, root-]
having no roots.
having no basis of stability; unsteady: a rootless feeling resulting from economic and social change.
having no place or position in society; not in accord with the environment: the homeless, rootless wanderer.

1325–75; Middle English rooteles. See root1, -less

rootlessness, noun Unabridged
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rootless (ˈruːtlɪs)
having no roots, esp (of a person) having no ties with a particular place or community

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Example sentences
The conventional view is that they are rootless and frustrated.
The global elite are a cosmopolitan bunch, yet they are far from rootless.
The market is famous for catering to the culinary cravings of homesick
  expatriates and rootless cosmopolitans.
His comprehensive outlook is something for which, in our fragmented and
  rootless modernity, many of us yearn.
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