Definition of Resourceless

1. Adjective. Lacking or deficient in natural resources.

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Definition of Resourceless

1. a. Destitute of resources.

Definition of Resourceless

1. Adjective. Without resources. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Resourceless

resound
resounded
resounding
resoundingly
resoundings
resounds
resource
resource conservation and recovery act
resource energy
resource values
resourced
resourceful
resourcefully
resourcefulness
resourcefulnesses
resourceless (current term)
resourcelessness
resources
resourcing
resow
resowed
resowing
resown
resows
respace
respaced
respaces
respacing
respade
respaded

Literary usage of Resourceless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An impartial history of Ireland, from the period of the English invasion to by Dennis Taaffe (1811)
"It is «uch as might be dictated by a conqueror to a defeated prince, hopeless and resourceless. The rebellious prince was to be reinstated in the ..."

2. The Works of Edmund Burke, with a Memoir by Edmund Burke (1849)
"... are naturally turbulent, ferocious, and headlong, whilst the police is defectivo, and the government feeble and resourceless beyond all imagination. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1902)
"These clubs have usually been organized on the basis of a common interest, such as the fact that all of the comparatively resourceless people invited to ..."

4. Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the by National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.). Session (1902)
"These clubs have usually been organized on the basis of a common interest, such as the fact that all of the comparatively resourceless people invited to ..."

5. Famines and Land Assessments in India by Romesh Chunder Dutt (1900)
"Third Letter to Lord Curzon : Settlement have necessarily impoverished the peasantry and made them more resourceless and helpless in years of bad harvests. ..."

6. Papers and Despatches Relating to the Arctic Searching Expeditions of 1850 by James Mangles (1852)
"The Esquimaux, in similar regions, as cold, as desolate, and as apparently resourceless (altogether resourceless indeed, except in Arctic animals), ..."

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