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rooted

[roo-tid, roo t-id] /ˈru tɪd, ˈrʊt ɪd/
adjective
1.
having roots.
2.
firmly implanted (often used in combination):
a deep-rooted belief.
Origin of rooted
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English roted; see root1, -ed2, -ed3
Related forms
rootedly, adverb
rootedness, noun
multirooted, adjective
underrooted, adjective
well-rooted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rootedness

rooted

/ˈruːtɪd/
adjective
1.
having roots
2.
deeply felt: rooted objections
3.
(Austral, slang) tired or defeated
4.
(Austral, taboo, slang) get rooted!, an exclamation of contemptuous anger or annoyance, esp against another person
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