Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is the opposite of resourceful?

Need antonyms for resourceful? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Opposite of having the ability to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use
“Being unimaginative, he failed to creatively utilize the tools and resources at his disposal.”
Opposite of using one's wits to solve a problem
“He was helpless and could not figure out how to get himself out of the mess he was in.”
Opposite of using materials at hand efficiently
“This is a wasteful process that will cause a net loss of nitrogen to livestock and pollution of the environment.”
(of a system) Opposite of capable of maximizing productivity at no expense of extra resources
“Procedures that were set up to expose and correct dishonesty were themselves blocked or shown to be inefficient.”
Opposite of having a clear and quick intellect
“George was an unintelligent child who would constantly make poor choices in life.”
Opposite of involving the use of innovation or imagination during the process of creation
Opposite of enterprising and progressive, showing leadership in one's domain
Opposite of having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion
“Indeed, he seems so sincere and guileless he could make any unsuspecting bloke fall under his sweet spell.”
Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
Opposite of made or adjusted to be as efficient as possible
Opposite of showing cleverness or ingenuity
“I am too stiffened by work, unskilled in travel, too unadaptable to begin again elsewhere.”
(of a person) Opposite of having many skills
“He had proved himself to be an incompetent, limited, and above all, lazy employee.”
Opposite of wise in personal, professional or business dealings
“He was an incapable businessman prone to making bad decisions.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
11-letter Words Starting With
Find Antonyms
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2022