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Unresponsible vs. Irresponsible: What's the Difference?

"Unresponsible" is not a standard English word and is rarely used, while "irresponsible" means not showing a proper sense of responsibility or care.

Unresponsible and Irresponsible Definitions

Unresponsible

Irresponsible

Irresponsible

Marked by a lack of responsibility
Irresponsible accusations.

Unresponsible

Irresponsible.

Irresponsible

Lacking a sense of responsibility; unreliable or untrustworthy.

Irresponsible

Not liable to be called to account by a higher authority.
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Irresponsible

One who has no sense of responsibility.

Irresponsible

One who is unlikely to be called to account by a higher authority.

Irresponsible

Not responsible; exempt from legal responsibility, not to be held accountable.

Irresponsible

Lacking a sense of responsibility; performed or acting as though without responsibility; negligent.

Irresponsible

Someone who is not responsible.
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Irresponsible

Not responsible; not liable or able to answer for consequences; innocent.

Irresponsible

Not to be trusted; unreliable; lacking a proper sense of responsibility.

Irresponsible

Showing lack of care for consequences;
Behaved like an irresponsible idiot
Hasty and irresponsible action

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