deracinate meaning

Pronunciation:   "deracinate" in a sentence
  • Verb: deracinate  di'rasu`neyt
    1. Move (people) forcibly from their homeland into a new and foreign environment
      - uproot 
    2. Pull up by or as if by the roots
      - uproot, extirpate, root out

    Derived forms: deracinates, deracinating, deracinated

    See also: deracination

    Type of: displace, move


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  1. the garden was deracinated of all weeds
  2. They'll deracinate the flower of French chivalry for him.
  3. The deracinated workers feel forlorn, if not outright hostile.
  4. The Clintons have always seemed oddly deracinated and unmortgaged.
  5. These deracinated, unemployed, humiliated Sunni Iraqi youth are our biggest problem today.

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