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candor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of candor

  1. 1 the free expression of one's true feelings and opinions an interview in which the members of the rock band speak with candor about their recent squabbling Synonyms of candor bluntness, candidness, directness, forthrightness, frankness, honesty, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, plainness, plainspokenness, plumpness, straightforwardness, unguardedness, unreserve, unreservedness Words Related to candor earnestness, sincerity, sobriety; artlessness, genuineness, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), simplicity, unsophistication; communicativeness, freedom, license (or licence), uninhibitedeness, unrestrainedness, unrestraint Near Antonyms of candor circuitousness, evasiveness, secretiveness; inhibition, reserve, restraint, reticence, shyness; diplomacy, tact Antonyms of candor dissembling, dissimulation, indirection

  2. 2 the quality or state of having or giving off light the desert sun shone down on the intrepid travelers with fiery candor Synonyms of candor brightness, brilliancy, brilliance, dazzle, effulgence, illumination, lambency, lightness, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, luster (or lustre), lustrousness, radiance, refulgence, splendorWords Related to candor blaze, flare, flash, flicker, light; fluorescence, incandescence, luminescence; burnish, gloss, polish, sheen, shine, shininess; fire, flame, glare, glow; flash, gleam, glimmer, glint, glisten, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkleNear Antonyms of candor dimness, gloominess, somberness; cloudiness, haziness, murkiness, obscureness, obscurity; colorlessness, grayness, lackluster, paleness, shadiness, shadowinessAntonyms of candor blackness, dark, darkness, dullness (also dulness), duskiness



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