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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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In such a case, backfiring on the product, attraction of unwanted consumers, and consumer irresponsiveness may well be strong, thereby stifling competition over contracts.
Due to this substitution, the enzyme show irresponsiveness for their coenzyme PLP (pyridoxal phosphate) and reduce to catalyze homocysteine metabolism, hence, pyridoxine treatment can decrease the hyperhomocysteinemia.(McCully, 1983).
(67) Reacting to the private sector's irresponsiveness to his initial plea, Singh has warned that "strong measures" will be taken if companies do not voluntarily implement employment equalizing schemes.
Also, as first hypothesized, adolescents from indulgent families scored more positively than did adolescents from authoritative parents on two measures of psychological maladjustment (emotional irresponsiveness, and negative worldview), and equal on three measures of psychological maladjustment (hostility/aggression, negative self-esteem, negative self-adequacy).
This may be attributed to the low trade distortions in the pulp and paper sector among NAFTA countries, and the price irresponsiveness of Mexican demand for imported pulp and paper products (Prestemon and Buongiorno 1996).
Head of Lebanese Pilot Association Fadi Khalil told The Daily Star earlier the strike was announced in a reaction to MEA's management irresponsiveness to the association's demand.
The bloc saw that the irresponsiveness of the Syrian regime to Arab and international initiatives to curb bloodsheds and increasing death tolls was likely to push Syria towards "unprecedented levels of damaging the nation and people's interests." But it rekindled refusal to meddle into Syrian internal affairs.
This attempt is primarily directed toward the Arab side in a bid to convince the Arabs of this theoretical solution, in light of the Israeli side's ongoing construction of settlements, and its irresponsiveness with regards to whatever steps are required from Israel to pave the way for the establishment of the [Palestinian] state.
Furthermore, the question of imposing further international sanctions against Iran has now entered the implementation stage, as a result of the regime's irresponsiveness to the "carrot" offered in what regards the nuclear issue and the regime's insistence on rendering any compromise impossible.
Yet, Sarkozy went ahead with his attempts to convince the Syrian leadership of the need to stop blocking solutions and to elect a president in Lebanon, only to be rebuffed by Syria's irresponsiveness. Eventually, even the Prince of Qatar, a personal friend of Sarkozy, and Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim, also close to the French president, gave up their efforts to convince the French president to keep trying with Syria since it has disappointed them with France.