Irresponsibility vs Idiocy - What's the difference?

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Irresponsibility is a related term of idiocy.


As nouns the difference between irresponsibility and idiocy

is that irresponsibility is the character or state of being irresponsible; lack of or freedom from responsibility; want of accountability while idiocy is (psychology) the state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.

irresponsibility

English

Noun

  • The character or state of being irresponsible; lack of or freedom from responsibility; want of accountability.
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    idiocy

    English

    Alternative forms

    * idiotcy

    Noun

    (idiocies)
  • (psychology) The state or condition of being an idiot; the quality of having an intelligence level far below average; mental retardation.
  • An act lacking intelligence or sense; an instance of senselessness; extremely foolish behaviour.
  • The administrators, growing tired of such idiocy , put a new policy in place.

    Synonyms

    * imbecility * stupidity

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