Definition of relatedness in English:

relatedness

noun

  • See related

    • ‘Associations between social relatedness and similarities in selected behavioral traits were also examined.’
    • ‘Our sexual behavior is just as moral as anyone else's, with the same capacity for love, closeness, relatedness and harmless pleasure.’
    • ‘The issue of names also illustrates that neither systems of social relatedness nor the inheritance systems that are connected to them develop and exist in isolation.’
    • ‘As we have often pointed out, similarity does not mean proof of common ancestry or evolutionary relatedness.’
    • ‘Then there's a sense of relatedness, of being part of something bigger than oneself.’

Pronunciation

relatedness

/rɪˈleɪtɪdnəs/