Origin of rootless
OTHER WORDS FROM rootlessroot·less·ness, noun
Words nearby rootless
How to use rootless in a sentence
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