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resourceful Line breaks: re¦source|ful
Pronunciation: /rɪˈsɔːsfʊl/

Definition of resourceful in English:


Having the ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties: he maintained her reputation for being a resourceful problem-solver you will become stronger and more resourceful in the face of adversity
More example sentences
  • Those scissors remind me of the creative inventive and resourceful things my mother did.
  • If we believe in our ability to be inventive and resourceful then we have every reason to believe we can make changes.
  • Fortunately, the two counselors at the orphanage proved to be very quick and resourceful.
ingenious, imaginative, inventive, creative;
quick-witted, clever, bright, sharp, talented, gifted, able, capable;
spirited, enthusiastic, ambitious, energetic, vigorous



Pronunciation: /rɪˈsɔːsfʊli/
Example sentences
  • Eutrophication or the ways to clean up wastewater and utilise them resourcefully was clearly brought out by the students.
  • He resourcefully fashioned a brush using hair from his cat's tail, while his mother and accommodating Indians provided the fledgling painter with a rudimentary palette of primary colors.
  • His discussion of social movements takes the form of dichotomies, each side resourcefully incorporating rhetorical or counter-rhetorical language.


Pronunciation: /rɪˈsɔːsfʊlnəs/
Example sentences
  • I salute the ingenuity and resourcefulness of this man!
  • Unfortunately, heavy rain forced the game indoors and tested the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the event's organizers.
  • We are dealing with an ancient monument to man's ingenuity, resourcefulness and technical prowess.

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