What is the opposite of responsibility?

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Noun
Opposite of a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
“She stated that her debilitating physical disability was grounds for work exemption.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or fact of being accountable or to blame for something
“His shirking was not lost on his fellow colleagues.”
Noun
Opposite of worthy of one's trust or confidence
“All he had to show for his service was a record of unreliability.”
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(someone or something) Opposite of the state of supervising, protecting, and maintaining the health and welfare of
“Due to her negligence, Lily had lost the rights to her children.”
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Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
Noun
Opposite of an area of special knowledge, interest, or responsibility
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Opposite of an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
“It was my irresponsibility over the financial aspects of the accident that was worrying Mr. Spidell, not the accident itself, which was a stroke of luck in his estimation.”
Noun
Opposite of responsibility for an accident or misfortune
“There are innate feelings of protection towards the young and assumptions of their blamelessness for the situation in which they find themselves.”
Noun
(count noun) Opposite of a feeling of worry or anxiety
“Despite the results not falling her way, there was a sense of carefreeness about her, and she was convinced that everything would still be ok.”
Noun
Opposite of dependability
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Opposite of the state of being legally responsible for something
Noun
Opposite of the activity for which a person or thing is employed to perform
“I go kite-boarding as part of my recreation and entertainment.”
Noun
Opposite of the reason for which something or someone is used or suited for
“The uselessness of the company's health and safety policy has caused many to lose faith in their products.”
Noun
Opposite of a burden of responsibility that is imposed
“It would be a pleasure to have you over for dinner.”
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Opposite of the protective care or guardianship of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of the quality or state of being reliable, dependable or trustable
Noun
Opposite of a test of someone's abilities or internal fortitude
“It was an easy project that was a cinch to manage.”
Noun
(usually used in plural form "pains") Opposite of effort expended towards a particular objective
“His laziness would prevent him from achieving anything in life.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being answerable
Noun
Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
Noun
Opposite of a moral or legal obligation
“We would also like to see the real culprits forced to face up to their irresponsibility.”
Noun
Opposite of a situation enforcing a certain course of action
“Thriving is an attempt to transcend a state of existence not out of fear but out of desire and yearning.”
Noun
Opposite of emotional or personal association with someone
“My experience with John is a very good way of learning how to change my aloofness with people.”
Noun
Opposite of protection; support
Noun
Opposite of a state of being in debt or owing money
Noun
Opposite of that which must be done out of principle
“He found an excuse to not apologize for his wrongdoings.”
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