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irresponsible
used in The Remains of the Day

2 uses
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Definition
a lack of concern about consequences
  • Nevertheless, my duty in this instance was quite clear, and as I saw it, there was nothing to be gained at all in irresponsibly displaying such personal doubts.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (5% in)
  • Not only was it alleged that the manoeuvre had been a most un-British attack on civilian Boer settlements, overwhelming evidence emerged that it had been irresponsibly commanded with several floutings of elementary military precautions, so that the men who had died - my brother among them - had died quite needlessly.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (81% in)

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