irresponsibility irresponsibility  /ɪ rə ˌspɑn sə ˈbɪ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a form of untrustworthiness; the trait of lacking a sense of responsibility and not feeling accountable for your actions

Usage(s):

  1. We cannot underwrite continued irresponsibility, where CEOs cash in and our regulators look the other way.
  2. In one week, you can turn the page on policies that have put the greed and irresponsibility of Wall Street before the hard work and sacrifice of folks on Main Street.
  3. But Boston University historian Andrew Bacevich has made a convincing case that it was part of a broader pattern of encouraging financial irresponsibility.

News

  • Global Trade Protectionism Surges To Post-Crisis Highs

    World trade volume growth is languishing at a mere 1.3% YoY - a level only seen worse during the 2000/1 and 2008/9 global crises. Central banks have shot their wads to the point of no return. Governments have hit a peak-debt wall of fiscal irresponsibility. So what's left in the great depression playbook... why protectionism of course. As Bloomberg's Niraj Shah notes, global trade protectionism ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  • "Our failure to act responsibly at the federal level will only open the door to irresponsibility by others," Obama said at a Rose Garden naturalization ceremony for 24 members of the US military. "That includes, for example, the recent...
    on Apr 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

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