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root·ed·ness

 (ro͞o′tĭd-nĭs, ro͝ot′ĭd-)
n.
The quality or state of having roots, especially of being firmly established, settled, or entrenched: "stories that give ... a sense of rootedness and place" (Pat Conroy).
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rootedness

(ˈruːtɪdnɪs)
n
the state or quality of being rooted or well-grounded
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