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Word: noncommittal

Definition: neutral; refusing commitment to a particular opinion; unpledged; undecided


Sentences Containing 'noncommittal'

According to Hirschmann, Moyne suggested sending Brand back to Hungary with a noncommittal reply that would enable the Jews there to continue talks.
He was friendly with William Mason, and attended Thomas Gray in his last illness; Glynn's initial noncommittal diagnosis of "gout of the stomach" missed terminal uremia.
Sobers was initially noncommittal, but decided to go following assurances that Rhodesia did not practice apartheid and there would be no racial discrimination regarding team selection.
Stewart described how the music of the "Messiah" was completely incompatible to the sacred nature of the text, except for the "Hallelujah" chorus, of which he was non-committal, preferring Beethoven's "Hallelujah".

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