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1. irresponsible

adjective. ['ˌɪrəˈspɑːnsəbəl'] showing lack of care for consequences.

Synonyms

  • responsibleness
  • feckless
  • loose
  • unaccountable
  • responsibility
  • unreliable
  • carefree
  • harum-scarum
  • do-nothing
  • devil-may-care
  • idle
  • happy-go-lucky
  • trigger-happy
  • freewheeling

Antonyms

  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • clearheaded
  • unreliableness

Etymology

  • ir- (English)
  • responsible (English)
  • responsable (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Irresponsible

  • able
  • abominable
  • acceptable
  • acceptable
  • accessible
  • accountable
  • accountable
  • achievable
  • acknowledgeable
  • acknowledgeable
  • actionable
  • adaptable
  • addressable
  • adjustable
  • admirable
  • admirable
  • admissible
  • adoptable
  • adorable
  • advisable

Example sentences of the word irresponsible


1. Adjective
Your friend might be selfish and irresponsible, or there might be something behind her inconsistency.

Quotes containing the word irresponsible


1. When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time.
- Lady Gaga

2. Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible.
- Lois McMaster Bujold, Barrayar

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