resourceful +"Ž -ness
When the electricity was still out as a result of the hurricane, her dad showed resourcefulness by cooking a hot breakfast for the family on their portable propane stove.
If you are stranded in a house without power and you are able to find a way to get a fire going and cook yourself some lunch, this is an example ofresourcefulness.
- My intelligence and resourcefulness is without equal.
- By a combination of tact, courage and resourcefulness he won the hearts of the natives, repelled the Portuguese and, notwithstanding the great distance from Spain, established the new colony on a practical basis.
- He attracted the attention of the young tsar Alexius by his resourcefulness during the Pskov rebellion of 1650, which he succeeded in localizing by personal influence.
- Noske, notwithstanding the genuineness of his Republican and Social Democratic opinions, enjoyed con siderable popularity in the new army and with the reactionary friends of law and order, as a man of decided character, great energy and resourcefulness in times of crisis.
- Was equalled, when he took the side of Clement VII., by the ardour and resourcefulness which he displayed in defending the cause of the pope of Avignon; it was mainly to him that the latter owed his recognition by Castile, Aragon and Navarre.