[ US /ˈkændɝ/ ]
  1. the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
  2. ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
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How To Use candor In A Sentence

  • The Obama team's lack of candor and immediate forthcomingness on this question has already ssured that this story will dominate the news for weeks to come as troubling questions occur to us. Election Central Morning Roundup
  • You possess too much candour and benevolence not to make allowance, and to forgive the various emotions of my mind, which you have witnessed in this, to me, unhappy conferrence. The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale
  • I appreciated the student's candor in honestly evaluating these new techniques.
  • And he is being made to pay for that honesty and candor now that his statements are being twisted.
  • With typical candour, she admits she now feels guilty over what they had to go through. The Sun
  • There were so many times I considered calling, or going by, but was blocked by that mountainous candor of hers.
  • Through all the hardship, Dunne's humour and candour keeps the book bowling along.
  • Our time together over, I shake hands, thank her for her candour and walk out the door.
  • As well as the unusual candour of its writing, much of its appeal was in its contemporary feel. Times, Sunday Times
  • Many of the Deanies I spoke to in Iowa referred to his candor and contrarian stances in terms that would be familiar to Minnesotans who felt similar ties to Paul Wellstone or Jesse Ventura.
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