irresponsibly irresponsibly  /ɪ rə ˈspɑn səb li/


  • (adv) in an irresponsible manner


  1. I mean, if a person acts irresponsibly in his own life, he will pay the consequences.
  2. The No Dirty Gold campaign urges retailers and consumers to sign an agreement stating that they won't purchase jewelry made with irresponsibly mined gold.
  3. There is no doubt that PGE irresponsibly dumped chromium-6, and that the substance is a carcinogen.


  1. Viking's Choice: Do Not Pass Go, Go Directly To 'Spank Jail'

    Two Inch Astronaut explodes with a twisted riff and a nasty bass line out of The Dismemberment Plan or Frodus. Reckless and irresponsibly catchy, this is nerd music for who those who plug in.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Alabama pension boss says governor's not expanding Medicaid irresponsible

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The head of Alabama’s pension program for public employees says the governor acted irresponsibly by refusing to expand the state Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

  3. David Bronner says Alabama governor ‘irresponsible’ on Medicaid

    TUSCALOOSA | The head of the pension funds for Alabama’s state workers on Tuesday accused Gov. Robert Bentley of acting irresponsibly by refusing to expand Alabama’s Medicaid program. David Bronner, the longtime CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, told members of the Tuscaloosa Rotary Club that Alabama is one of 14 states with conservative Republican governors who have refused to accept ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Tuscaloosa News


  1. In a speech late last month on the topic, McCain said he would evaluate new proposals based on the principle that it "is not the duty of government to bail out and reward those who act irresponsibly," but he offered no concrete solutions.
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Politico

  2. "Piling an irresponsibly large debt on top of the new GM would mean simply repeating the mistakes of the past," Obama said. "So we are acting as reluctant shareholders because that is the only way to help GM succeed."
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /