unrooted

adjective
un·​rooted | \ "+ \

Definition of unrooted

1 : not torn up by the roots used with out
2 : having no roots : rootless an unrooted and vagrant life— A. L. Kroeber

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First Known Use of unrooted

circa 1545, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unrooted

un- entry 1 + rooted, past participle of root

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“Unrooted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrooted. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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