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responsibleness

Definitions

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  • n. The state of being responsible; responsibility.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being responsible; responsibility.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct

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Examples

  • It's the kind of responsibleness that goes with havin 'one boot that's wearin' me out.

    Cap'n Eri

  • But he was also aware of the dangers of letting the pendulum swing too far in the other direction when he warned: "Freedom threatens to degenerate into mere license and arbitrariness unless it is lived in terms of responsibleness."

    Alex Pattakos: Philosopher Hypatia: An Inspiration for the Ages

  • On this point, the world-renown Viennese psychiatrist and philosopher, Viktor Frankl, warns us that "freedom threatens to degenerate into mere license and arbitrariness unless it is lived in terms of responsibleness."

    Alex Pattakos: Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Meaning

  • Is it the smallness of the country, or is it the pride and affection of race, —they have solidarity, or responsibleness, and trust in each other.

    V. English Traits. Ability

  • It has, too, the advantage of suggesting responsibleness.

    XI. English Traits. Aristocracy

  • But it did show that he had a sense of responsibleness, and a good one.

    Thankful's Inheritance

  • I never felt that responsibleness but once -- except when I got married, of course -- and that was a good many years ago, when I was going to sea on long v'yages, and was cruising around the East Indies, in the latitude of our new troubles, the Philippines.

    Cape Cod Stories

  • But since woman is an independent being, endowed with a separate responsibleness, she has a distinct personal destiny to fulfil as much as he has, and should be granted an equal freedom of individuality.

    The Friendships of Women

  • We suppose an intelligent personality, a free will, indispensable to responsibleness and alone amenable to retributions.

    The Destiny of the Soul A Critical History of the Doctrine of a Future Life

  • Is it the smallness of the country, or is it the pride and affection of race, -- they have solidarity, or responsibleness, and trust in each other.

    English Traits (1856)

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