Definition of resourcefulness in US English:

resourcefulness

noun

  • The ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties.

    ‘his films show remarkable technical resourcefulness’
    • ‘A media plan is a lot of things: part innovation, part resourcefulness, part luck.’
    • ‘I will look to the resourcefulness of business to help solve some of the problems we confront.’
    • ‘In many situations, it is limited only by the resourcefulness of the project team.’
    • ‘The indomitable resourcefulness of these children shines through.’
    • ‘What stood out when I was there wasn't their poverty but their perseverance and resourcefulness.’
    • ‘What they lack in trappings, they've made up for in resourcefulness, particularly in the area of sales.’
    • ‘Whenever you come across a foolproof premise, you must take into account the inexhaustible resourcefulness of the world's fools.’
    • ‘Every time she is on screen, her resourcefulness commands you pay attention to her.’
    • ‘The title of the first poem refers to the resourcefulness required to ride out tropical storms.’
    • ‘Mosquitoes are marvels of resourcefulness—one variety, Aedes communis, can handily survive sub-zero Arctic winters.’

Pronunciation

resourcefulness

/rəˈsɔrsfəlnəs//rəˈsôrsfəlnəs/