Learn English – the term used to define an answer which does not offend anyone


For instance – I do not want to take anyone's side in a debate and when asked about my point of view, I end up giving a smart answer which does not offend anyone of them.
What is the word for that kind of answer?

Best Answer

I would call it diplomatic

Diplomatic: Of or concerning diplomacy:

Diplomacy: The art of dealing with people in a sensitive and tactful way

(Definitions from http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/ and not the only definitions of those words)