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RESOURCEFULNESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resourcefulness mean? 

RESOURCEFULNESS (noun)
  The noun RESOURCEFULNESS has 2 senses:

1. the quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation
2. the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems

  Familiarity information: RESOURCEFULNESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESOURCEFULNESS (noun)


Sense 1resourcefulness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being able to cope with a difficult situation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

a man of great resourcefulness

Hypernyms ("resourcefulness" is a kind of...):

resource (a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed)


Sense 2resourcefulness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

resourcefulness; imagination; resource

Context example:

a man of resource

Hypernyms ("resourcefulness" is a kind of...):

cleverness; ingeniousness; ingenuity; inventiveness (the power of creative imagination)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "resourcefulness"):

armory; armoury; inventory (a collection of resources)


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