self-committal

committal

[kuh-mit-l]
noun
an act or instance of committing; commitment.

Origin:
1615–25; commit + -al2

self-committal, noun
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committal
1620s, from commit + -al (2). As an adj., attested from 1884, apparently a back-formation from non-committal.
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