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Origin of rootless
OTHER WORDS FROM rootlessroot·less·ness, noun
Words nearby rootless
Example sentences 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
There had been neighbors—quiet-spoken folk with something more real about them than most of today's rootless world knew.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
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
And thus it is that when anything happens to disturb or break up their earthly home their rootless religiosity goes with it.Bunyan Characters|Alexander Whyte
Nitella flexis is almost a rootless plant, and will grow without any care.
Within Walden's lifetime, others, cut off from their own race, lonely and rootless in the midst of the new.Homo Inferior|Mari Wolf