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See definition of rootless on Dictionary.com
  • as ininsecure
  • as inshaky
  • as intottering
  • as intottery
  • as inunsure
  • as invagabond

synonyms for rootless

  • frail
  • immature
  • shaky
  • unreliable
  • unstable
  • vulnerable
  • wobbly
  • unsafe
  • defenseless
  • exposed
  • fluctuant
  • hazardous
  • insubstantial
  • loose
  • open to attack
  • perilous
  • rickety
  • rocky
  • unguarded
  • unprotected
  • unshielded
  • unsound
  • unsteady
  • vacillating
  • wavering
  • weak
See also synonyms for: rootlessness

antonyms for rootless

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  • firm
  • stable
  • steady
  • strong
  • certain
  • confident
  • guarded
  • protected
  • safe
  • secure
  • sound
  • sure
  • brave
  • certain
  • confident
  • definite
  • firm
  • guarded
  • happy
  • protected
  • safe
  • secure
  • sound
  • stable
  • steady
  • strong
  • sure
  • unwavering
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      How to use rootless in a sentence

      He’s a classic modern American antihero, both rootless and sure of who he is.
      RED ROCKET IS A SPIKY COMEDY WITH A FASCINATING, MAGNETIC PERFORMANCE BY SIMON REXSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKDECEMBER 10, 2021TIME
      There had been neighbors—quiet-spoken folk with something more real about them than most of today's rootless world knew.
      THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL 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 LABOURARTHUR HELPS
      And thus it is that when anything happens to disturb or break up their earthly home their rootless religiosity goes with it.
      BUNYAN CHARACTERSALEXANDER WHYTE
      Nitella flexis is almost a rootless plant, and will grow without any care.
      HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, AUGUST 24, 1880VARIOUS
      Within Walden's lifetime, others, cut off from their own race, lonely and rootless in the midst of the new.
      HOMO INFERIORMARI WOLF
      I am absolutely rootless in your house—I have been absolutely outside everything from the very first.
      THE LADY FROM THE SEAHENRIK IBSEN
      And when you wake the next morning the flowers are dead, for there were no roots, but only rootless flowers.
      LONDON LECTURES OF 1907ANNIE BESANT
      Why all this ceaseless sorrow, this footsore wandering, this rootless life, this eternal curse?
      GHETTO COMEDIESISRAEL ZANGWILL
      They may be “rootless” masses brought upon the top of the later beds by thrustplanes.
      ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 4VARIOUS
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
      OCTOBER 26, 1985
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      WORDS RELATED TO ROOTLESS

      • defenseless
      • exposed
      • fluctuant
      • frail
      • hazardous
      • immature
      • insubstantial
      • loose
      • open to attack
      • perilous
      • rickety
      • rocky
      • rootless
      • shaky
      • unguarded
      • unprotected
      • unreliable
      • unsafe
      • unshielded
      • unsound
      • unstable
      • unsteady
      • vacillating
      • vulnerable
      • wavering
      • weak
      • wobbly
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.