Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

The state of being responsible; a duty or trust.

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Usage examples "responsibility":

  1. The responsibility was more than she could bear. - "Blind Love", Wilkie Collins.
  2. The responsibility for a dinner lies with the host. - "The Book of Business Etiquette", Nella Henney.
  3. We shall have to have the whole care and responsibility of her, and I wanted you to feel just what you were going in for. - "An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga", William Dean Howells.