What does irresponsible mean?

Definitions for irresponsible
ˌɪr ɪˈspɒn sə bəlir·re·spon·si·ble

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word irresponsible.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. irresponsible(adj)

    showing lack of care for consequences

    "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action"

Wiktionary

  1. irresponsible(Noun)

    Someone who is not responsible.

  2. irresponsible(Adjective)

    Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.

  3. irresponsible(Adjective)

    Not responsible; not subject to responsibility; not to be held accountable, or called into question.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irresponsible(adj)

    nor responsible; not liable or able to answer fro consequences; innocent

  2. Irresponsible(adj)

    not to be trusted; unreliable

  3. Origin: [Pref. ir- not + responsible: cf. F. irresponsable.]

Freebase

  1. Irresponsible

    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

  1. Irresponsible

    ir-re-spons′i-bl, adj. not responsible (with for).—n. Irresponsibil′ity.—adv. Irrespons′ibly.—adj. Irrespons′ive.—n. Irrespons′iveness.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irresponsible in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irresponsible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of irresponsible in a Sentence

  1. Scarlett Johansson:

    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.

  2. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto:

    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.

  3. The ASA:

    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.

  4. Deutsche Bank:

    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.

  5. Simon Woodward:

    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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