Irresponsibility vs Recklessness - What's the difference?

irresponsibility | recklessness |


As nouns the difference between irresponsibility and recklessness

is that irresponsibility is the character or state of being irresponsible; lack of or freedom from responsibility; want of accountability while recklessness is the state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.

irresponsibility

English

Noun

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

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    recklessness

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.
  • His recklessness repeatedly put him in danger.