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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- To pull out by the roots; To separate from one's environment.

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  • (And "deracinated" feels to me more like a removal of cultural specificity, not a removal of racial characteristics.)
  • The new "inter-nationalism" is the sinister product of a generation that has grown "deracinated," that has lost its roots in the soil.
  • He knew that to leave the island would be to become deracinated.
  • She, like so many, is so deracinated that she doesn't know who she is. for more
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