weasel-worded


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Adj.1.weasel-worded - evasively worded in order to avoid an unqualified statement
qualified - limited or restricted; not absolute; "gave only qualified approval"
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First she went into hiding, then she readmitted the two councillors and then she gave a weasel-worded justification.
On the whole, the document was weasel-worded and had little meaty content, which is not surprising when 189 countries are required to agree to a text.
Shame on the mealy-mouthed and weasel-worded politicians.