Unreliable vs Irresponsible - What's the difference?

unreliable | irresponsible |


As adjectives the difference between unreliable and irresponsible

is that unreliable is not reliable while irresponsible is lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.

As a noun irresponsible is

someone who is not responsible.

unreliable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not reliable.
  • Derived terms

    * unreliable narrator

    irresponsible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
  • Not responsible; not subject to responsibility; not to be held accountable, or called into question.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone who is not responsible.
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