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/ˈrut lɪs, ˈrʊt-/
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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The conventional view is that they are
The global elite are a cosmopolitan bunch, yet they are far from
The market is famous for catering to the culinary cravings of homesick expatriates and
His comprehensive outlook is something for which, in our fragmented and
modernity, many of us yearn.
It is usually found on the sides of
vents, such as hornitos and ruptured tumuli.
Hornitos, also known as
vents, are similar in appearance to spatter cones.
plants that grow in sunlit waters in proportion to the amount of available nutrients.
These small steep-sided cones are interpreted to be
vents that form on the surface of a flow or above a lava tube.
The incisor teeth were
and persistently growing.
British Dictionary definitions for
having no roots, esp (of a person) having no ties with a particular place or community
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