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candidness

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Synonyms and Antonyms of candidness

  1. the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions candidness is something that we claim to admire—except when we are on the receiving end of a brutally honest assessment Synonyms of candidness bluntness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservednessWords Related to candidness earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraintNear Antonyms of candidness circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tactAntonyms of candidness dissembling, dissimulation, indirection


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