uncandid

adjective

un·​can·​did ˌən-ˈkan-dəd How to pronounce uncandid (audio)
: not openly honest and sincere in expression : not marked by candor : not candid
an uncandid remark
… the only occasions of professed candor in Ackerley's work where I find him uncandid.Joan Acocella
uncandidly adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1681, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncandid was in 1681

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“Uncandid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncandid. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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