Origin of resource
Examples from the Web for resourceless
He knew not what to say or do, but gazed in resourceless suspense at the strange figure she made.The Damnation of Theron Ware|Harold Frederic
The inactivity of Watson is only to be accounted for by his total ignorance of the resourceless state of Marion's rifles.The Life of Francis Marion|William Gilmore Simms
Word Origin for resource
1610s, "means of supplying a want or deficiency," from French resourse "a source, spring," noun use of fem. past participle of Old French resourdre "to rally, raise again," from Latin resurgere "rise again" (see resurgent). Resources "a country's wealth" first recorded 1779.
1975, from resource (n.). Related: Resourced; resourcing.