able to deal skillfully and promptly with new situations, difficulties, etc.
ingenious, capable, and full of initiative, esp in dealing with difficult situations
[self-ri-spekt, self-] /ˈsɛlf rɪˈspɛkt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. proper esteem or regard for the dignity of one’s character. self-respect noun 1. a proper sense of one’s own dignity and integrity
[ri-spon-suh-bil-i-tee] /rɪˌspɒn səˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun, plural responsibilities. 1. the state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management. 2. an instance of being responsible: The responsibility for this mess is yours! 3. a particular burden of obligation upon one who is responsible: the responsibilities of authority. […]
verb (used with object), restored, restoring. 1. to bring back into existence, use, or the like; reestablish: to restore order. 2. to bring back to a former, original, or normal condition, as a building, statue, or painting. 3. to bring back to a state of health, soundness, or vigor. 4. to put back to a […]
[self-ri-streynt, self-] /ˈsɛlf rɪˈstreɪnt, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. restraint imposed on one by oneself; self-control. self-restraint noun 1. restraint imposed by oneself on one’s own feelings, desires, etc