Lacking the will or ability to act effectively: a milk-and-water government
More example sentences
- On the other hand pious people often have little respect for what they dismiss as milk-and-water values like kindness and compassion.
- But the best of him testifies both to his unyielding pursuit of perfection in his craft and to a character that was far from being the milk-and-water saint of legend.
Definition of milk-and-water in:
- The US English dictionary