root·ed /ˈrutəd, ˈrʊt-/ 形容詞
Root v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rooted; p. pr. & vb. n. Rooting.]
1. To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin to grow.
In deep grounds the weeds root deeper. --Mortimer.
2. To be firmly fixed; to be established.
If any irregularity chanced to intervene and to cause misappehensions, he gave them not leave to root and fasten by concealment. --Bp. Fell.
Root·ed, a. Having taken root; firmly implanted; fixed in the heart. “A rooted sorrow.”
-- Root*ed*ly, adv. -- Root*ed*ness, n.
adj : absolutely still; "frozen with horror"; "they stood rooted
in astonishment" [syn: frozen(p), rooted(p), stock-still]