Meaning of IRRESPONSIBLE in English

IRRESPONSIBLE

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

highly

I had no money and she was being highly irresponsible .

This sect was and still is considered bizarre and highly irresponsible .

totally

He's fun, but totally irresponsible .

This action of Reg's was totally irresponsible on two counts.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Critics accused the governor of being irresponsible , and claimed that his new proposal would put thousands of US troops at risk.

Police blame higher crime rates on irresponsible parents who allow their teenage children to stay out all night.

When it comes to money, Dan is completely irresponsible .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

By shifting blame to their consumers, these industries have deftly evaded financial accountability for unsafe products and irresponsible marketing.

Careless, stupid and now irresponsible .

He is irresponsible about his debts, alcoholic, accident-prone, and susceptible to disease.

Richard always used to be seen as irresponsible in the first half and elegiac in the second.

The implication was clear: to discuss Article 6 would be an irresponsible aberration.

There is so much poverty, corruption, irresponsible decision-making around.

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