: lack of commitment or a failure or refusal to commit to someone or something
… doesn't excuse random instances of noncommitment in a long-term relationship.—Bridgette Williams " … to not link aid with a human rights policy—sends a signal around the world of our noncommitment to fairness."—Jesse Jackson Scheduling conflicts seem to be a surprisingly common excuse for missing an event that was announced a year and a half ago. Others offered mushy noncommitments [=noncommittal responses].—Jeremy W. Peters
: a failure or refusal to commit something or someone
the government's noncommitment of troops in the region
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