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Synonyms for irresponsible

Synonyms for irresponsible

Antonyms for irresponsible

showing lack of care for consequences


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The number of those men who know how to use wholly irresponsible power humanely and generously is small.
As I have said, and I know you agree with me, he is irresponsible. And why should he not be?
"No matter what deeper joys may come to us later on we'll never again have just the same delightful, irresponsible existence we've had here.
He evidently liked our society better than that of the grown-ups, for he was a child himself at heart, gay, irresponsible, always acting on the impulse of the moment.
"And please don't think I'm utterly irresponsible because you saw me dancing on the shore at sunset.
Dismissing the subject of his downfall with these reflections, which were no doubt very profound, and are indeed not altogether unknown in certain systems of moral philosophy, Mr Swiveller shook off his despondency and assumed the cheerful ease of an irresponsible clerk.
With reference to the Polar bear, it may possibly be urged by him who would fain go still deeper into this matter, that it is not the whiteness, separately regarded, which heightens the intolerable hideousness of that brute; for, analysed, that heightened hideousness, it might be said, only arises from the circumstance, that the irresponsible ferociousness of the creature stands invested in the fleece of celestial innocence and love; and hence, by bringing together two such opposite emotions in our minds, the Polar bear frightens us with so unnatural a contrast.
"This is an authority to him to pay you that money, to lay out at your irresponsible discretion for your friend.
No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.
He fingered the guineas in his pocket, and ate his dinners, and slept the sleep of the irresponsible, for had he not kept up his character by going to church on the Sunday afternoons?
But she made no such suggestion; she only stood there with a dim, though not a languid smile, and with an effect of irresponsible, incompetent youth which was almost comically at variance with the faded facts of her person.
LAHORE -- In a campaign to reduce road traffic accidents, the City Traffic Police (CTP) would register cases against those found involved in rash and irresponsible driving.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has initiated an investigation into the misuse of the Prime Minister's name by irresponsible parties via e-mails and websites to garner personal support and to promote Bitcoin business.
China: It is irresponsible to link collision with Philippines-China ties !-- -- Patricia Lourdes Viray ( - June 18, 2019 - 10:21am MANILA, Philippines Linking the collision of a Filipino fishing boat and a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea to the relationship of Manila and Beijing is irresponsible, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said.
Comic Kevin Hart is the latest stand-up comic to move to Netflix with Monday's announcement that the comic's latest special, 'Irresponsible,' will arrive on the streaming platform on April 2.