Origin of rootless
Related formsroot·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for rootless
She is rootless and stateless, having little in the way of rights or protection from exploitation.
They are living a rootless existence in 6th of October City, the satellite settlement now home to thousands of civil-war refugees.Desperate to Go to War, Syrians in Egypt Find an Ally to Help|Alastair Beach, Abdulhamid Mallas|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In "Ceugant" there is only the Unknowable, the rootless Root.Reincarnation|Th. Pascal
All the storms of fate overwhelmed the Confederacy with many a rootless hope and many a plan and pride.The Raid Of The Guerilla|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
The cheek-teeth are rootless in kangaroo-rats, but they develop roots in the pocket-mice.
There is no end to the quickening power of knowledge; but mere individual, rootless acts of benevolence are soon added up.The Claims of Labour|Arthur Helps
In all cases the first upper incisors are large and rootless.