uncandid

adjective
un·​can·​did | \ ˌən-ˈkan-dəd How to pronounce uncandid (audio) \

Definition of uncandid

: 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

Other Words from uncandid

uncandidly adverb

First Known Use of uncandid

1681, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about uncandid

Time Traveler for uncandid

Time Traveler

The first known use of uncandid was in 1681

See more words from the same year

Statistics for uncandid

Cite this Entry

“Uncandid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncandid. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on uncandid

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for uncandid

Comments on uncandid

What made you want to look up uncandid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a blooming wisteria tree
  • Which is a synonym of exiguous?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!