non-committal


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noncommittal
adjective evasive, politic, reserved, guarded, careful, cautious, neutral, vague, wary, discreet, tentative, ambiguous, indefinite, circumspect, tactful, equivocal, temporizing, unrevealing I've got a nasty feeling that I shall get a very bland non-committal answer.
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non-committal

[ˈnɒnkəˈmɪtl] ADJ [person] → que no se compromete; [answer] → evasivo
he was rather noncommittalno dijo ni que sí ni que no, no se comprometió a nada
to be non-committal about sthno definirse con respecto a algo
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There was a tolerably fair sprinkling of young folks, and another fair sprinkling of gentlemen and ladies who were non-committal as to age, being neither actually old or absolutely young.
The other seemed to be judging him in a non-committal sort of way.
I tried to think of some non-committal thing to say, to keep up my end of the talk, and render my poverty in the matter of reminiscences as little noticeable as possible, but I seemed to be about out of non-committal things.
van der Luyden was always silent, and that, though non-committal by nature and training, she was very kind to the people she really liked.
Major Thomson's face was expressionless and his murmured word non-committal.
The tobacco and trade goods were brought from the store-room by two house-boys and turned over to the chief of Balesuna village, who accepted the additional reward with a non-committal grunt and went away down the path to his canoes.
At first, non-committal over Carmack's strike, then, later, dubious, he finally offered Daylight a hundred dollars for his share in the town site.
was her rather non-committal reply, though she had not the remotest idea of their location.
He looked up, and for a time watched the markedly non-committal attitude of his Chief Inspector.
General Folsom reasoned that similar attempts to open communication were being made by the authorities all the way across the continent, but he was non-committal as to whether or not he thought the attempt would succeed.
body and, with the non-committal expression to which he owes so much
But a public oration is an escapade, a non-committal, an apology, a gag, and not a communication, not a speech, not a man.

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