connectedness
connectedness connectedness n. 1. the state of being connected.

Syn: connection. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it).

Syn: connection, connexion. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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