watered down[ waw-terd-doun, wot-erd- ]SEE DEFINITION OF watered down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WATERED DOWN
His affection at this time had watered down into a mild theory.
The Acadmie is a club, you know; so there is a tone that must be adopted, and things which must be left unsaid, or watered down.
A layer half an inch thick when the fruit is swelling should be given two or three times, and be watered down with a fine rose.
Inspiration, deprived of its old intelligible sense, is watered down into a mystification.
Dick was not unlike Andrew, but it was as if his cousin's prominent characteristics had been watered down.
Christianity even when watered down is hot enough to boil all modern society to rags.
We loosened the clay with sledges, and Marco watered down the pipes with a hose, to cool them.