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[roo-tid, roo t-id]
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  1. having roots.
  2. firmly implanted (often used in combination): a deep-rooted belief.
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Origin of rooted

1350–1400; Middle English roted; see root1, -ed2, -ed3
Related formsroot·ed·ly, adverbroot·ed·ness, nounmul·ti·root·ed, adjectiveun·der·root·ed, adjectivewell-root·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rootedness


  1. having roots
  2. deeply feltrooted objections
  3. Australian slang tired or defeated
  4. get rooted! Australian taboo, slang an exclamation of contemptuous anger or annoyance, esp against another person
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