Definition of Resourcefulness

1. Noun. The quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation. "A man of great resourcefulness"

Generic synonyms: Resource
Derivative terms: Resourceful



2. Noun. The ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems. "A man of resource"
Exact synonyms: Imagination, Resource
Generic synonyms: Cleverness, Ingeniousness, Ingenuity, Inventiveness
Specialized synonyms: Armory, Armoury, Inventory
Derivative terms: Resourceful

Definition of Resourcefulness

1. Noun. the ability to cope with difficult situations, or unusual problems ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resourcefulness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Resourcefulness

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

Literary usage of Resourcefulness

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

1. A glossary of French slang by Olivier Leroy (1922)
"D. Système D, system consisting in showing resourcefulness under any difficult ... from se débrouiller, to manage to get along, to show resourcefulness. ..."

2. A Glossary of French Slang by Olivier Leroy (1922)
"D. Systeme D, system consisting in showing resourcefulness under any difficult condition. Employer le systeme D, to shift for oneself even by using ..."

3. England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon (1917)
"CHAPTER XVII GERMANY'S resourcefulness AND our enemies' resourcefulness and power of adaptation is of a piece with their capacity for work. ..."

4. Physics by Ernest Fox Nichols (1907)
"The extraordinary resourcefulness, shown by the leading workers in this field of recent enquiry, in untangling the complex snarl of phenomena presented, ..."

5. Causes and Effects in American History: The Story of the Origin and by Edwin Wilson Morse (1912)
"Washington showed his resourcefulness as a commander in defeat by the skill with which he extricated his force of eight thousand men from the dangerous ..."

6. Causes and Effects in American History: The Story of the Origin and by Edwin Wilson Morse (1912)
"Washington showed his resourcefulness as a commander in defeat by the skill with which he extricated his force of eight thousand men from the dangerous ..."

7. Time Study and Job Analysis as Applied to Standardization of Methods and by William Otto Lichtner (1921)
"resourcefulness It is not enough for the analyst to make an accurate study of methods already in use. He should be able to suggest improvements in the ..."

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