HyperDic: irresponsible

English > 1 sense of the word irresponsible:
ADJECTIVEallirresponsibleshowing lack of care for consequences
irresponsible > pronunciation
Soundsihrahspaa'nsahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > irresponsible: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningshowing lack of care for consequences.
Examples
  • "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"
  • "hasty and irresponsible action"
Attribute ofresponsibility, responsiblenessA form of trustworthiness
Narrowercarefree, devil-may-care, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, slaphappycheerfully irresponsible
do-nothingCharacterized by inability or unwillingness to work toward a goal or assume responsibility
fecklessnot fit to assume responsibility
idle, looselacking a sense of restraint or responsibility
trigger-happyirresponsible in the use of firearms
unaccountableFree from control or responsibility
unreliablelacking a sense of responsibility
Oppositeresponsibleworthy of or requiring responsibility or trust
Spanishimprudente, irresponsable, temerario
Catalanirresponsable
Nounsirresponsibility, irresponsiblenessa form of untrustworthiness
Adverbsirresponsiblyin an irresponsible manner

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