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
Examples of irresponsible in a Sentence
I think it's irresponsible to take a bunch of actors that will have a Google alert on and to suddenly throw their name into a situation that none of us could possibly knowingly comment on. That just feels irresponsible to me.
What has been happening in Hungary are two things -- first, the failed migration policy of the EU, and the second one is series of some irresponsible statements made by European politicians.
We understood that Urban Outfitters’ target market was young people and considered that using a noticeably underweight model was likely to impress upon that audience that the image was representative of the people who might wear Urban Outfitters’ clothing, and as being something to aspire to, we therefore concluded that the ad was irresponsible.
We have been transparent that the bank will review and update its strategy over the course of the coming year. It is irresponsible to speculate on the sale of any business.
If we’re attending incidents that are YouTube videos, where we have people that have been irresponsible, those crews are unable to attend those life-risk incidents, what I would like to do is remind everybody not to put their lives at risk for the sake of other peoples’ entertainment.
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- irresponsableCatalan, Valencian
- nezodpovědný, neodpovědnýCzech
- syytön, [[ei]] [[vastuussa]], vastuuton, viatonFinnish
- nieodpowiedzialny, lekkomyślnyPolish
- [[не]] [[нести, безотве́тственныйRussian
- oansvarig, ansvarslösSwedish
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