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wishy-washy

(ˈwɪʃiˈwɑʃi)
mod. indecisive; insipid; weak. Don’t be such a wishy-washy wimp.
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The wishy-washiness of the Church of England, about which many critics complain, is the very point of it.
Bellemare must also take a clearer position on several issues left hanging thanks to his and to Brammertz's wishy-washiness.
Schulz gave his own wishy-washiness and determination to Charlie Brown, his sarcasm and anger to Lucy, his dignity and 'weird little thoughts' to Linus, and his frustrations and daydreams to Snoopy.
The wishy-washiness of the government's declarations and actions have led analysts to suspect the French connection is little more than an arrangement on the part of the Panamanian government to avoid the awkward situation that would arise with the sudden return of a figure who splits public opinion and who served Gen.
Granted, some of Showtime's recent series have been a little squishy conceptually ("Huff" comes to mind), and no one can accuse "Dexter" of such wishy-washiness.
Personally, since I am more tired of the hypocrisy and wishy-washiness of the whole deal than I am of trying to keep up with the resolutions, I've decided that from this point on, instead of making new resolutions every year I will just carry on the old, non-attained ones right on into the next until I have achieved all of them.
The lyrics indicate that this school is adrift in a kind of New Age wishy-washiness.
Of course, it's important to differentiate between flexibility and wishy-washiness.
But it does come close to the 25 percent drop that Bratton set his sights on at the start of the year, despite his bosses' wishy-washiness on hiring more cops.