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1. Joined or fastened together.
2. Mathematics
a. Not decomposable into two disjoint nonempty open sets.
b. Having a continuous path between any two points. Used of a curve, set, or surface.
3. Related by family.
4. Logically or intelligibly ordered or presented; coherent: a stroke that left him incapable of connected speech.
5. Associated with or related to others, especially to influential or important people: a photographer who was well connected in the fashion world.

con·nect′ed·ly adv.
con·nect′ed·ness n.


the state of being connected
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Noun1.connectedness - the state of being connected; "the connection between church and state is inescapable"
unification, union - the state of being joined or united or linked; "there is strength in union"
contact - the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity; "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
concatenation - the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series
interconnectedness, interconnection - a state of being connected reciprocally; "an interconnection between the two buildings"
coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness - the state of cohering or sticking together
disconnectedness, disconnection, disjunction, disjuncture - state of being disconnected
2.connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
series - (electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other; "the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors"
alliance, bond - a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest; "the shifting alliances within a large family"; "their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them"
linkage - an associative relation
communication - a connection allowing access between persons or places; "how many lines of communication can there be among four people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms"
concatenation - the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc; "it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances"
bridge - something resembling a bridge in form or function; "his letters provided a bridge across the centuries"
involvement - a connection of inclusion or containment; "he escaped involvement in the accident"; "there was additional involvement of the liver and spleen"
relevance, relevancy - the relation of something to the matter at hand
relatedness - a particular manner of connectedness; "the relatedness of all living things"
unconnectedness - the lack of a connection between things
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