Yes: in a deracinated kind of way, that argument makes sense.
They are not fleeing dramatic scenes of battle, but they are just as deracinated as if they were.
He fondly believes that he is becoming a good American when he is only a deracinated cosmopolitan.
And there sat Sarah Gailey, deracinated and captive, to prove how influential a person Hilda was!
It was one of his strong points that he always kept his mental balance even when his most promising theories were deracinated.