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Remitting

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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
irresponsible
Definition:
ir-re-spons'i-bl, adj. not responsible ( with for).-- n. IRRESPONSIBIL'ITY.-- adv. IRRESPONS'IBLY.-- adj. IRRESPONS'IVE.-- n. IRRESPONS'IVENESS.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
irresponsible.
careless, reckless
capricious, carefree, devil-may-care, feckless, fickle, flighty, fly-by-night, giddy, harebrained, ill-considered, immature, immoral, incautious, lax, loose, no-account, rash, scatterbrained, shiftless, thoughtless, unaccountable, unanswerable, undependable, unpredictable, unreliable, unstable, untrustworthy, wild, uncareful.
changeable
flighty, mercurial, mutable, shifting, unsteady, changeful, commutative, reversible, revocable, transformable, transitional, Permutable.
feckless
good-for-nothing, hopeless, ineffective, meaningless, uncareful.
foolish
harebrained, dippy.
gaga
around the bend, ma, MAER, crazy as a loon, lightheade.
giddy
bubbleheaded, ditzy, emptyheaded.
happy-go-lucky
insouciant, Free-minded, without care, carefree and untroubled.
harebrained
rattlebrained.
harum-scarum
light-minded, harumscarum, scatty.
insane
gaga, loco, moonstruck, of unsound mind, schizophrenic, off one's rocker, off rocker, out of mind.
invulnerable
immune.
irresolute
ambivalent, capricious, changeable, erratic, fickle, fly-by-night, halfhearted, hesitant, impulsive, inconsistent, indecisive, infirm, insipid, irresolute, shifty, shrinking, shy, spineless, tentative, uncertain, undecided, undependable, unresolved, unsure, unwilling, vacillating, volatile, watery, weak, yellow, Flitting, Shilly-shally, dillydallying, double-minded.
loco
not all there, mad as a hatter, nutty as a fruitcake, sick in the head, stark raving mad, not there, nutty as fruitcake.
rash
audacious, brash, brazen, breakneck, careless, daredevil, daring, desperado, foolhardy, hectic, hotheaded, impetuous, imprudent, incautious, injudicious, rash, reckless, thoughtless, unheedful, impulsive.
reckless
frantic, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, negligent, nonchalant, unmindful, wild, brash, careless, daring, foolhardy, harum-scarum, hectic, imprudent, rash, reckless, thoughtless.
noun
irresponsible
carefree, devil-may-care, do-nothing, feckless, flighty, freewheeling, happy-go-lucky, harum-scarum, head-in-the-clouds, idle, loose, scatterbrained, slaphappy, trigger-happy, unaccountable, unreliable.
untrustworthy
giddy, immoral, lax, shiftless, unpredictable, unstable.
Examples of usage:
  1. Was he mentally irresponsible that he should be thus transferred from one hand to another without a hearing? – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  2. I asked when you were coming, and he quite growled, the dear, and called you irresponsible, and wouldn't tell us a thing." – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  3. This meant a dramatic picture of his wild and irresponsible soldatesca. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  4. But that irresponsible imp, Steve Gillis, who was again in Virginia, conceived a plan which would make it not only necessary for him to lecture again, but would supply him with a subject. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  5. These youths are just ordinary, ignorant, irresponsible fellows, waiting to be led, but incapable of leading- without education, and with no more than ordinary intelligence. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking

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