responsibility


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an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

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But one of the weightiest objections to a plurality in the Executive, and which lies as much against the last as the first plan, is, that it tends to conceal faults and destroy responsibility.
Now, my dear Miss Summerson, if you want common sense, responsibility, and respectability, all united--if you want an exemplary man--Vholes is THE man.
The receiving of this invitation brought to me a sense of responsibility that it would be hard for any one not placed in my position to appreciate.
He boldly took the whole responsibility for what happened, and his darkened mind found justification in the belief that among the hundreds of thousands who perished there were fewer Frenchmen than Hessians and Bavarians.
His one thought was to get her to Dusar, and there let his father assume the responsibility.
The river was there, deep, dark and silent, and he could place the responsibility for her loss upon Muda Saffir.
I meant that the ability to write for the Press was a great responsibility," said Aunt Jamesina severely.
My father had so far yielded as to leave to my mother the responsibility of bringing me back to the traveling carriage.
The Hare then applied, as a last hope, to the calf, who regretted that he was unable to help her, as he did not like to take the responsibility upon himself, as so many older persons than himself had declined the task.
I am extremely obliged to you, but before accepting so great a responsibility I must ascertain the sentiments of the people of Wayoff.
It might not have been in any way his fault, as, in the case of the Coldwater, it could not possibly have been justly charged to my account that the gravitation-screen generators were worthless; but well I knew that should chance have it that we were blown across thirty today--as we might easily be before the terrific west wind that we could hear howling below us, the responsibility would fall upon my shoulders.
There was no evading the responsibility which was now thrust upon him.
I've looked at the matter from every point of view--and I've been driven to the conclusion that it is my duty to tell Leslie that I believe it is possible that Dick can be restored to himself; there my responsibility ends.
And she looked at us with folded arms, with an extraordinary fulness of assumed responsibility.
Gerald, don't you feel your responsibility in the matter?
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