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connectedness

noun
     
con‧nect‧ed‧ness [uncountable]
1 the feeling people have that they are members of a group in society and that they share particular qualities with other members of that group:
Human beings have a need for both independence and connectedness.
2 the degree to which people are connected by electronic technology such as the Internet and e-mail
connectedness between/with
Computers have increased the connectedness between physicians and patients.

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