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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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Such direct interaction could help overcome consumer irresponsiveness and could mitigate the fear of rivals' backfiring.
138) Absent direct contact between Supplier X's rivals and consumers, consumer irresponsiveness and the fear of Supplier X's retaliation may, in certain cases, deter Supplier X's rivals from criticizing his contracts.
1995), assessed with six indicators--hostility/aggression, negative self-esteem, negative self-adequacy, emotional irresponsiveness, emotional instability, and negative worldview (Khaleque & Rohner, 2002; Lila, Garcia, & Gracia, 2007); (3) personal competence (e.
61), (d) Emotional irresponsiveness (sample item: "It is easy for me to show my friends that I really like them"; alpha = .
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).
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.
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.