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noun as in lawlessness

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It’s irresponsible to suggest that abolitionists have to have a 100 percent fully realized blueprint.

From Vox

I was desperately trying not to do anything destructive or irresponsible, both things I had trouble avoiding.

From Ozy

Rogue code and irresponsible use could lead to mass violence on a scale and speed we don’t understand today.

This information was ignored, and the reporting was irresponsible.

The proclamation alarmed a number of his Democratic colleagues who said the response was irresponsible.

From Fortune

Next, add the vices of a rentier state: laziness, irresponsibility, a sense of entitlement, and ignorance.

To treat Islam as one evil enterprise “seems to me to be the height of inaccuracy and irresponsibility,” he told me forcefully.

Why did we combine an immediate contractionary tax increase with long-term fiscal irresponsibility?

Fairly or not, many people see that kind of amplitude of girth as a sign of irresponsibility or lack of discipline or something.

My colorful choices do not indicate any irresponsibility associated with how I handle children.

At times the evil inclination seems to get beyond the power of the will and a period of irresponsibility sets in.

Paranoia, at least in its severer forms, completely justifies the plea of irresponsibility for actions committed.

You seldom run across such a combination of physical perfection and child-like irresponsibility.

All material objects around announced their irresponsibility with terrible iteration.

Its rule combines the disadvantage of absolute monarchy with the impersonality and irresponsibility of democratic officialdom.


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On this page you'll find 489 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to irresponsibility, such as: absurdity, bunk, craziness, folly, indiscretion, and insanity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.