irresponsive


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irresponsive

(ĭr′ĭ-spŏn′sĭv)
adj.
1. Not responsive, as to treatment or stimuli.
2. Not responding or answering readily.

ir′re·spon′sive·ly adv.
ir′re·spon′sive·ness n.
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