What are vague responses?

A vague response is a type of response/ answer given by a person which is not a very clear one or one that is not really definite.

What to say when you don’t want to answer?

Good ways to say anything but “No Comment” to questions you really don’t want to answer:

  1. “I’m sorry but I’m not able to speak to that subject”
  2. “Thanks for asking but I’m not able to answer that question”
  3. “I’m sorry but that information is proprietary”

What are vague questions?

2 not clearly perceptible or discernible; indistinct.

What is an example of vague?

The definition of vague is something unclear, hazy or uncertain. An example of vague would be directions to a house that don’t include street names. Lacking definite shape, form, or character; indistinct. Saw a vague outline of a building through the fog.

What is a vague sentence?

not clearly or explicitly stated or expressed: vague promises. indefinite or indistinct in nature or character, as ideas or feelings: a vague premonition of disaster.

What personal questions Cannot be asked?

Don’t Go There: Seven Questions You Should Never Ask

  • How much money do you make?
  • Are you pregnant?
  • Why aren’t you married?
  • Why don’t you want/have kids?
  • Do you believe in God?
  • How much does your house/rent/car/purse/child’s tuition cost?
  • How many people have you slept with?

What does vague thinking mean?

b : not clearly felt or sensed : somewhat subconscious a vague longing. 3 : not thinking or expressing one’s thoughts clearly or precisely vague about dates and places.

What does too vague mean?

1 (of statements, meaning, etc.) not explicit; imprecise. vague promises. 2 not clearly perceptible or discernible; indistinct.

When to write a paper when the prompt is vague?

Professors often give vague writing prompts when a big end of the year paper is due. This is usually so that you won’t feel pigeonholed to a topic and so that you have some creative freedom in writing process. For students, though, this doesn’t always translate to a fun time.

What’s the best way to answer a question?

This means to refer the question on to someone in a better position to answer it or someone who you can blame for holding the answer to the question. For example, if you are asked when you will be getting a raise, you can answer by saying that is up to your boss.

Is it an art form to be vague?

Being deliberately vague is an art form. It’s humorous to read, yet you encounter it in so many everyday situations.

Why do professors give vague writing prompts in college?

Thanks for supporting the brands that make The Happy Arkansan possible! Professors often give vague writing prompts when a big end of the year paper is due. This is usually so that you won’t feel pigeonholed to a topic and so that you have some creative freedom in writing process. For students, though, this doesn’t always translate to a fun time.