able to deal skillfully and promptly with new situations, difficulties, etc.
- re·source·ful·ly, adverb
- re·source·ful·ness, noun
- self-re·source·ful, adjective
- self-re·source·ful·ly, adverb
- self-re·source·ful·ness, noun
- un·re·source·ful, adjective
- un·re·source·ful·ly, adverb
- un·re·source·ful·ness, noun
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How to use resourceful in a sentence
Focus on resourceful execution, digital-first sales, extend runway.8 investors discuss Stockholm’s maturing startup ecosystem | Mike Butcher | February 19, 2021 | TechCrunch
We enjoy this haughty power fantasy, convinced that if we were in Cassie’s shoes, we’d be different, and smarter, and more resourceful.
By targeting advertising based on the actual content it’s published next to, consumers are more likely to see relevant ads, and resourceful publishers can monetize accordingly.
However, security threats are increasing and attackers are becoming ever more resourceful in finding weaknesses to exploit.The future of cybersecurity: What marketers must know | Sponsored Content: Lumina Communications | December 2, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Financial crises and economic downturns force founders to be resourceful, efficient, and nimble.‘How I Built This’ host Guy Raz on insights from some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs | Rachel King | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
However you felt about it, you had to admire the skill and resourcefulness of the detectives.Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building | Michael Daly | March 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mitter shows resourcefulness as well in weaving ordinary people into his tale.
Problem is, several of the Dirty Dozen harnessed their “untapped resourcefulness” to loot a mountain of money from CAI.
He then explains how the behind-the-scenes engineers solved those problems through experiment, ingenuity, and resourcefulness.
The black events of recent hours had brought out resourcefulness which she never suspected herself of having.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
Although they are small they are thrifty and seem to inherit much of their mother's resourcefulness.The Red Cow and Her Friends | Peter McArthur
The resourcefulness of your brain will be a constant pleasure to you.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) | W. Grant Hague
The hero overcomes all obstacles that block the course of his journey by his own never-failing shrewdness and resourcefulness.Elements of Folk Psychology | Wilhelm Wundt
Mrs. Coffin manages all of the estate and displays excellent business ability and resourcefulness in controlling her interests.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
British Dictionary definitions for resourceful
ingenious, capable, and full of initiative, esp in dealing with difficult situations
- resourcefully, adverb
- resourcefulness, noun
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