Definition of resourcelessness in English:



  • See resource

    • ‘There cannot be any better example of resourcelessness than being landless in a farming context, with limited opportunities of diversification for improving the quality of life.’
    • ‘The elderly fear the vulnerability and resourcelessness that comes with advanced age.’
    • ‘Their resourcelessness not only made them the primary target of the police and the criminals, it also rendered them more vulnerable to oppressive customs and mores inside homes and outside.’
    • ‘The author, in her essay ‘Women, Peace and Power’, speaks of violence as ‘resourcelessness’ seeing few options, feeling like one's self or small group is alone against a hostile or at best indifferent universe.’
    • ‘Despite our resourcelessness we were, therefore, full of a new energy and excitement.’