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irresponsive

[ ir-i-spon-siv ]
/ ˌɪr ɪˈspɒn sɪv /
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adjective
not responsive; not responding, or not responding readily, as in speech, action, or feeling.
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Origin of irresponsive

First recorded in 1840–50; ir-2 + responsive

OTHER WORDS FROM irresponsive

ir·re·spon·sive·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for irresponsive

irresponsive
/ (ˌɪrɪˈspɒnsɪv) /

adjective
not responsive

Derived forms of irresponsive

irresponsively, adverbirresponsiveness, noun
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