noun, plural re·spon·si·bil·i·ties.
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OTHER WORDS FROM responsibilitynon·re·spon·si·bil·i·ty, noun, plural non·re·spon·si·bil·i·ties.pre·re·spon·si·bil·i·ty, noun, plural pre·re·spon·si·bil·i·ties.self-re·spon·si·bil·i·ty, nounsu·per·re·spon·si·bil·i·ty, noun, plural su·per·re·spon·si·bil·i·ties.
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How to use responsibility in a sentence
We knew we had a huge responsibility to help our customers communicate at a time when everything about communication had changed.
There’s also the added responsibility of dealing with stimulus-payment problems.
“We don’t delegate tasks to people, we delegate responsibility — everyone knows what they’re responsible for and can be autonomous in how, when and where they deliver that work,” he said.Businesses adopt ‘asynchronous working’ to fight remote-working fatigue and encourage cross-border collaboration|Jessica Davies|February 9, 2021|Digiday
Briefly, she thought about asking her parents to co-sign, but Walston said that would feel like another failure of her responsibility to take care of her daughter.The stimulus relieved short-term pain, but eviction’s impact is a long haul|Kyle Swenson|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
I was young and I didn’t have a lot of home responsibilities.The Educator Fighting to Rectify the Achievement Gap|Esabelle Lee|February 6, 2021|Ozy
What responsibility was taken by cops when they kill unjustly?Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For anything to work, including law itself, there must be ample room for individual responsibility.
Law has been rebuilt in the last 50 years to be an instrument of control, not a framework for human responsibility.
Nothing will work sensibly, or fairly, until human responsibility is restored as the activating force for all public choices.
After all, how could someone struggling to take care of himself be expected to take responsibility for others?The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship|Keli Goff|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seemed to free her of a responsibility which she had blindly assumed and for which Fate had not fitted her.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Let us go back to the capital, and the responsibility shall fall on my shoulders alone.'Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
He gave orders, on his own responsibility, that Black Sheep was not to go to school or open a book until Mamma came home.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It may be, of course, that the responsibility was thrown on the lady in order to restrain the hand of the incensed king.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
On him, and on him alone, falls the crushing onus of responsibility: to be a Corps Commander is child's play in that comparison.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton