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1. candor

noun. ['ˈkændɝ'] ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty.

Synonyms

  • candour
  • nonpartisanship
  • fair-mindedness
  • fairness

Antonyms

  • partiality
  • direct
  • crooked
  • corruptibility

Etymology

  • candor (Latin)
  • candeo (Latin)

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How do you pronounce candor?

Pronounce candor as ˈkændər.

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Example sentences of the word candor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Emphasize that they will not receive retribution for their candor.

Quotes containing the word candor


1. Okay. Then...I can talk. Ask me something.""Okay."He laughs shakily in my ear. "Why is your heart racing Tris?"I cringe and say, "Well, I...I barely know you. I barely know you and I'm crammed up against you in a box, Four, what do you think?"..."Maybe you were cut out for Candor,"he says, "because you're a terrible liar.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent

2. candor

noun. ['ˈkændɝ'] the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech.

Synonyms

  • honesty
  • candour
  • ingenuousness
  • honestness
  • frankness
  • forthrightness
  • candidness

Antonyms

  • dishonesty
  • indirect
  • indirectness
  • mediacy

Etymology

  • candor (Latin)
  • candeo (Latin)
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