irresponsiveness
noun see irresponsive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • irresponsiveness — See irresponsively. * * * …   Universalium

  • irresponsiveness — ir·responsiveness …   English syllables

  • irresponsiveness — noun see irresponsive * * * irresponsˈiveness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑irresponsible …   Useful english dictionary

  • irresponsive — irresponsiveness, n. /ir i spon siv/, adj. not responsive; not responding, or not responding readily, as in speech, action, or feeling. [1840 50; IR 2 + RESPONSIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • irresponsive — adjective Date: circa 1846 not responsive; especially not able, ready, or inclined to respond • irresponsiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irresponsive — adjective not responsive. Derivatives irresponsiveness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • boor — boor, churl, lout, clown, clodhopper, bumpkin, hick, yokel, rube are comparable when meaning an uncouth, ungainly fellow. Most of these words may be applied to rustics, but they tend increasingly to imply reference to breeding, manners, and… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • irresponsive — /ɪrəˈspɒnsɪv/ (say iruh sponsiv) adjective not responsive; not responding, or not responding readily, as in speech, action, or feeling. –irresponsiveness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • irresponsive — [ir΄ri spän′siv, ir΄i spän′siv] adj. not responsive irresponsiveness n …   English World dictionary

  • irresponsive — adj. (often foll. by to) not responsive. Derivatives: irresponsively adv. irresponsiveness n …   Useful english dictionary

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