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1. Being connected; associated.
2. Connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage.
3. Music Having a close harmonic connection.

re·lat′ed·ly adv.
re·lat′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.relatedness - a particular manner of connectedness; "the relatedness of all living things"
connection, connexion, 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"
bearing - relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation"
unrelatedness - the lack of any particular manner of connectedness
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