Origin of rootless
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.