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Definition of "irresponsive" [ir•re•spon•sive]

  • Not responsive, as to treatment or stimuli. (adjective)
  • Not responding or answering readily. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "irresponsive" in a sentence
  • "It was an unforgettable scene -- the mate in the high place, the men, sullen and irresponsive, grouped beneath."
  • "Altough the Blender window updates itself, the Blender user interface is still irresponsive when running an IPython session."
  • "After a worried friend called 911, paramedics broke down the door to find the shirtless DJ irresponsive in his bed."