rootless Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"rootless" in British English

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rootlessadjective

uk   us   /ˈruːt.ləs/
A rootless ​person does not have a ​home to ​return to.
rootlessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of rootless from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rootless" in American English

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rootlessadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈrut·ləs, ˈrʊt-/

rootless adjective [not gradable] (ORIGIN)

having no ​familyorigins or ​connections, or having no ​feeling of ​belonging to a ​particularplace
(Definition of rootless from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rootless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无家可归的,没有归宿的, 漂泊不定的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無家可歸的,沒有歸宿的, 漂泊不定的…
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