resourcefulness


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re·source·ful

 (rĭ-sôrs′fəl, -zôrs′-)
adj.
Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations.

re·source′ful·ly adv.
re·source′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resourcefulness - the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation; "a man of great resourcefulness"
resource - a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed; "the local library is a valuable resource"
2.resourcefulness - the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
cleverness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inventiveness - the power of creative imagination
armory, armoury, inventory - a collection of resources; "he dipped into his intellectual armory to find an answer"

resourcefulness

noun
The ability and the means to meet situations effectively:
resource (often used in plural), wherewithal.
Translations
سِعَة الحيلَه والدَّهاء
důmysl
opfindsomhed
hugvitssemi
beceriklilik

resourcefulness

[rɪˈsɔːsfʊlnɪs] Ningenio m, iniciativa f

resourcefulness

[rɪˈzɔːrsfʊlnɪs] nressource f

resourcefulness

nEinfallsreichtum m, → Findigkeit f; (of scheme)Genialität f

resourcefulness

[rɪˈsɔːsfʊlnɪs] n (of person) → ingegnosità

resource

(rəˈzoːs) , ((American) ˈri:zo:rs) noun
1. (usually in plural) something that gives help, support etc when needed; a supply; a means. We have used up all our resources; We haven't the resources at this school for teaching handicapped children.
2. (usually in plural) the wealth of a country, or the supply of materials etc which bring this wealth. This country is rich in natural resources.
3. the ability to find ways of solving difficulties. He is full of resource.
reˈsourceful adjective
good at finding ways of solving difficulties, problems etc.
reˈsourcefully adverb
reˈsourcefulness noun
References in classic literature ?
He could not swim, and the water was very deep; but still he lost no particle of that self-confidence and resourcefulness which were the badges of his superior being.
As I ran for my life through the dark galleries beneath the palace of Salensus Oll I must indeed have presented a remarkable appearance had there been any to note it, for though death loomed large about me, my face was split by a broad grin as I thought of the resourcefulness of the nameless hero of Marentina to whom I owed my life.
He was big enough to admit it and admire it even in a German spy, but he saw that in this case it only added to her resourcefulness and made her all the more dangerous and the necessity for putting her out of the way paramount.
Always had he depended upon his own prowess and resourcefulness, nor had there ever been since the days of Kala any to answer an appeal for succor.
Well, he's simply a genius of hypocrisy and resourcefulness in disarming the suspicions of the lawyers--so there's nothing much to wonder at, I suppose!
Hospital employee job resourcefulness: An empirical study and implications for health care marketing.
He writes: "It is very hard for me to imagine that many people would have the heroic energy, ambition, and resourcefulness to take the great risk of leaving everything behind and moving to a new country, but then also have the complete lack of energy and ambition and resourcefulness that would leave them doing nothing more once here than going on the dole.
Imagination and Resourcefulness Are Prospecting Tools
They are apart when the red wind and rain of boulders shatter their cosy lives and they must summon bravery, resourcefulness and compassion, whilst continually worrying about each other's fate.
I think you should stop worrying and start getting your Scorpio resourcefulness stirred up!
Harvey Bernier Jr., has been awarded the chamber's Lifetime Achievement Award, given to those whose spirit, resourcefulness and determination has been a major contribution to the Greater Rochester area and whose lifelong contributions to the community have inspired others to work toward positive change.
"The committee is expected to report back to me within next June," HM the King underlined, urging the committee to show resourcefulness and creativity in order to come up with an advanced constitutional system which is suitable for Morocco, now and into the future.