[ri-sawrs-fuhl, -sohrs-, -zawrs-, -zohrs-]
able to deal skillfully and promptly with new situations, difficulties, etc.
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Origin of resourceful
re·source·ful·ly, adverbre·source·ful·ness, nounself-re·source·ful, adjectiveself-re·source·ful·ly, adverb
self-re·source·ful·ness, nounun·re·source·ful, adjectiveun·re·source·ful·ly, adverbun·re·source·ful·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for self-resourceful
Our train for Berlin was to leave at nine A.M., so we went to bed early, feeling too self-resourceful for words.
So independent, and sort of—of self-resourceful, as Miss Wallace says, and true.
ingenious, capable, and full of initiative, esp in dealing with difficult situations
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