Meaning of IRRESPONSIBLE in English


/ ˌɪrɪˈspɒnsəbl; NAmE -ˈspɑːn-/ adjective

( disapproving ) ( of a person ) not thinking enough about the effects of what they do; not showing a feeling of responsibility :

an irresponsible teenager

an irresponsible attitude

It would be irresponsible to ignore the situation.

OPP responsible

►  ir·re·spon·si·bil·ity / ˌɪrɪˌspɒnsəˈbɪləti; NAmE -ˌspɑːnsə-/ noun [ U ]

►  ir·re·spon·sibly / -əbli; NAmE / adverb

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