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irresponsibility

[ ir-i-spon-suh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF irresponsibility

Synonyms for irresponsibility

  • absurdity
  • alienation
  • craziness
  • dementia
  • folly
  • frenzy
  • hysteria
  • lunacy
  • madness
  • mental disorder
  • aberration
  • delirium
  • delusion
  • derangement
  • distraction
  • dotage
  • hallucination
  • illusion
  • inanity
  • irrationality
  • mania
  • neurosis
  • phobia
  • psychopathy
  • psychosis
  • senselessness
  • unbalance
  • preposterousness
  • unreasonableness
  • witlessness
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Antonyms for irresponsibility

  • balance
  • certainty
  • fact
  • reality
  • truth
  • sanity
  • soundness
  • wellness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IRRESPONSIBILITY

A caterer's thrifty concession to the universal passion for irresponsibility.

Irresponsibility ran strongly in that branch of the Butler family.

He had a gay sense of irresponsibility, of seeking the event.

At once, it seemed to me, he recognised the irresponsibility of his rider.

It is a fine thing to get into the freedom and irresponsibility of a big city!

It was a mood of irresponsibility—almost of defiant irresponsibility.

Was irresponsibility ever so divine as this, of birds waking?

The salient characteristic of your civilisation is its irresponsibility.

The swing of the last six bars suggests his shrug of irresponsibility.

She gloried in a new, intoxicating sense of irresponsibility.

WORD ORIGIN

1818; see irresponsible + -ity.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IRRESPONSIBILITY

foolishness

nounidiocy, nonsense
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