What does irresponsible mean?

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

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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

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

  2. Irresponsible(adj)

    not to be trusted; unreliable

    Etymology: [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. Platte River Networks ':

    In order to ensure our customers recycle responsibly, we provide them complimentary e-waste technology recycling, we partner with Techno Rescue—a fully certified Colorado Electronics Recycling and Data Destruction E-waste company. It is illegal and socially irresponsible to throw your electronics in the trash. Responsible electronics recycling also includes the safe and proper disposal of data still residing on old technology.

  2. Stephanie Kight:

    Planned Parenthood contracts with vendors to handle fetal tissue in a respectful manner and in accordance with the law. It is irresponsible for the AG to say otherwise.

  3. Michael Bennet:

    President Trump's selfish decision to raid military construction funding is a new low in his ridiculous pursuit of a campaign promise. These projects, including the Space Control Facility at Peterson Air Force Base, were identified by the Department of Defense and the Trump Administration as critical to our military readiness. Taking money from operational priorities to pay for a wasteful and ineffective wall is grossly irresponsible and undermines our national security.

  4. Inka Milewski:

    With Irving Oil unable to manage the existing problems and the province unwilling to be more proactive in their enforcement of operating approvals, any talk of building a new 18-tank storage facility and marine terminal is simply irresponsible.

  5. Marta Hall:

    I like Elon, I like his spirit and I relate to his passion, but I don't like the irresponsible talk.

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