Find the word definition

Crossword clues for interconnectedness

The Collaborative International Dictionary

interconnectedness \interconnectedness\ n. a state of being connected reciprocally.

Syn: interconnection.


n. 1 The state of being interconnected. 2 According to some worldviews, a oneness in all things, with no true separation deeper than appearances.


n. a state of being connected reciprocally; "an interconnection between the two buildings" [syn: interconnection]


Interconnectedness is part of the terminology of a worldview which sees a oneness in all things. A similar term, interdependence, is sometimes used instead, although there are slightly different connotations. Both terms tend to refer to the idea that all things are of a single underlying substance and reality, and that there is no true separation deeper than appearances. Some feel that 'interconnectedness' and similar terms are part of a contemporary lexicon of mysticism, which is based on the same core idea of universal oneness.

Usage examples of "interconnectedness".

Emerson and Thoreau, as well as many Transcendentalists after them, have called this interconnectedness an oversoul, or a community of spirit.

In his textbook, The Undivided Universe, he defuses the illusion of separation as he writes about quantum interconnectedness: "The essential features of the implicate order are that the whole universe is in some way enfolded in everything, and that each thing is enfolded in the whole.

Sauskind,” said Dirk, “what you probably fail to appreciate is that it is as a direct result of my efforts that—If I might explain about the interconnectedness of all.

The term “holistic” refers to my conviction that what we are concerned with here is the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.

Furthermore I have plotted and triangulated the vectors of the interconnectedness of all things and traced them to a beach in Bermuda which it is therefore necessary for me to visit from time to time in the course of my investigations.

In magick, the planetary strengths can be applied to any purpose under the As above, so below' principle that stresses the interconnectedness of the whole universe.

It acknowledges the interconnectedness of universal and personal life forces and the responsibility humans have for care of the Earth.

And when Dirk had started his usual speech to the effect that his methods, involving as they did the fundamental interconnectedness of all things, often led to expenses that might appear to the untutored eye to be somewhat tangential to the matter in hand, the client had simply waved the matter aside as trifling.

Getting the old fridge thrown out was definitely part of the interconnectedness of all things.

I operate by investigating the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.

Meanwhile the interconnectedness of the world had culminated with the great UNESCO program to equip every twelve-year-old on the globe with a phone of her own.