Synonyms and Antonyms of candidness
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.
bluntness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservedness
earnestness, sincerity, sobriety
artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete), simplicity, unsophistication
communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedness, unrestrainedness, unrestraint