showing lack of care for consequences
"behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action"
Someone who is not responsible.
Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
Not responsible; not subject to responsibility; not to be held accountable, or called into question.
nor responsible; not liable or able to answer fro consequences; innocent
not to be trusted; unreliable
Origin: [Pref. ir- not + responsible: cf. F. irresponsable.]
The team finds Lucius Lavin manipulating the people of another hapless planet, using Ancient technology to pose as an invincible hero.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ir-re-spons′i-bl, adj. not responsible (with for).—n. Irresponsibil′ity.—adv. Irrespons′ibly.—adj. Irrespons′ive.—n. Irrespons′iveness.
The numerical value of irresponsible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of irresponsible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They were irresponsible, incredibly disrespectful, and did not reflect reality.
Irresponsible power is inconsistent with liberty, and must corrupt those who exercise it.
The poor are being seen as irresponsible breeders ... who need to be permanently dealt with.
Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We're not giving up. We're waiting for a better opportunity to win.
When a film attracts this kind of hype, there has to be concerns, as long as we're not being irresponsible in terms of addressing patron safety.
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- irresponsableCatalan, Valencian
- nezodpovědný, neodpovědnýCzech
- syytön, [[ei]] [[vastuussa]], vastuuton, viatonFinnish
- nieodpowiedzialny, lekkomyślnyPolish
- [[не]] [[нести, безотве́тственныйRussian
- oansvarig, ansvarslösSwedish
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