Non-Committal

noncommittal

[non-kuh-mit-l]
adjective
not committing oneself, or not involving committal, to a particular view, course, or the like: The senator gave us a noncommittal answer.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; non- + committal

noncommittally, adverb


indefinite, vague, equivocal, evasive, guarded.
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noncommittal (ˌnɒnkəˈmɪtəl)
 
adj
1.  not involving or revealing commitment to any particular opinion or course of action: a noncommittal reply
2.  rare having no outstanding quality, meaning, etc

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non-committal
1829, "characterized by refusal to commit oneself," from non- + committal.
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