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Wiktionary

  1. candornoun

    the state of being sincere and open in speech; honesty in expression

    Synonyms:
    honesty, sincerity

    Antonyms:
    fraud, lie, deception

  2. candornoun

    Impartiality

    Synonyms:
    fairness, impartiality

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. candor

    Truth is primarily and verity is always a quality of thought or speech, especially of speech, as in exact conformity to fact. Veracity is properly a quality of a person, the habit of speaking and the disposition to speak the truth; a habitual liar may on some occasions speak the truth, but that does not constitute him a man of veracity; on the other hand, a person of undoubted veracity may state (through ignorance or misinformation) what is not the truth. Truthfulness is a quality that may inhere either in a person or in his statements or beliefs. Candor, frankness, honesty, and ingenuousness are allied with veracity, and verity with truth, while truthfulness may accord with either. Truth in a secondary sense may be applied to intellectual action or moral character, in the former case becoming a close synonym of veracity; as, I know him to be a man of truth.

    Compare synonyms for DECEPTION.

    Synonyms:
    frankness, honesty, ingenuousness, reality, truth, truthfulness, veracity, verity

    Antonyms:
    deceit, deception, delusion, duplicity, error, fabrication, falsehood, falseness, falsity, fiction, guile, imposture, lie, mendacity, untruth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fairness, fair-mindedness, candor, candournoun

    ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

    Synonyms:
    paleness, fair-mindedness, beauteousness, loveliness, equity, blondness, fairness, candour, directness, candidness, frankness, forthrightness, comeliness

  2. candor, candour, candidness, frankness, directness, forthrightnessnoun

    the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

    Synonyms:
    fair-mindedness, forthrightness, outspokenness, frankness, fairness, candour, directness, candidness, straightness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. candornoun

    Synonyms:
    fairness, honesty, sincerity

  2. candornoun

    Synonyms:
    openness, ingenuousness, artlessness, frankness, guilelessness, truthfulness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. candornoun

    Synonyms:
    impartiality, disinterestedness, frankness, ingenuousness, naïveté, openness

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How to use candor in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Nadler:

    Given the attorney general's lack of candor before other congressional committees, I believe my colleagues and I were right to insist on the extended questioning.

  2. Henry Harteveldt:

    AirAsia will find that while it is tough to get the message across, people will appreciate their candor.

  3. Freida Pinto:

    We thought we knew Huma’s story — the woman behind the scenes, and then reluctantly in front of the camera when her own life hit the news. Then, we read her memoir and were stunned by her candor, generosity, warmth, intelligence, and the way that her childhood, faith and family have so authentically woven through her whole life.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    Last night was the first time he admitted it, that's an important moment of candor.

  5. Vice President Pence:

    Theres simply no question that Chinas lack of candor to the world impacted the way the world was able to respond.


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