What does irresponsible mean?

irresponsible meaning in General Dictionary

Not responsible not liable or able to answer for consequences innocent

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  • showing lack of maintain consequences
  • Nor accountable; not liable or able to respond to fro consequences; innocent.
  • not to ever be reliable; unreliable.

irresponsible meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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.


irresponsible meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Nor accountable; perhaps not liable or able to respond to fro consequences; innocent.

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  • (a.) To not be reliable; unreliable.

Sentence Examples with the word irresponsible

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.

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