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Definition of "resourceful" []

  • Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resourceful" in a sentence
  • "Being resourceful is definitely a virtue these days, and sharing your craftiness with others is perhaps the best way to sprinkle the seeds of good design."
  • "Still, Ree - the name might as well be short for 'resourceful' - stands up to drug kingpins and crank addicts, cops and bail bondsmen, and her own neighbors and family members."
  • "Would they be as quick to label our resourceful young law student a jerk (or much worse) if he were black?"