[ri-sawrs-fuhl, -sohrs-, -zawrs-, -zohrs-]
- able to deal skillfully and promptly with new situations, difficulties, etc.
Origin of resourceful
Synonyms for resourceful
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So independent, and sort of—of self-resourceful, as Miss Wallace says, and true.
Our train for Berlin was to leave at nine A.M., so we went to bed early, feeling too self-resourceful for words.
- ingenious, capable, and full of initiative, esp in dealing with difficult situations
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Word Origin and History for self-resourceful
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