Not responsible not liable or able to answer for consequences innocent
- showing lack of maintain consequences
- Nor accountable; not liable or able to respond to fro consequences; innocent.
- not to ever be reliable; unreliable.
1640s, "perhaps not legitimately answerable for conduct or activities," from assimilated type of in- (1) "not, reverse of" + accountable. Meaning "perhaps not acting with a feeling of responsibility" is from 1680s. Relevant: Irresponsibly.
(a.) Nor accountable; perhaps not liable or able to respond to fro consequences; innocent.
- (a.) To not be reliable; unreliable.
Before the end of the year he was forced to admit that the cause of the French monarchy was hopeless so long as the king and queen of France were nothing but captives in their own capital, at the mercy of an irresponsible mob.