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CANDIDLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does candidly mean? 

CANDIDLY (adverb)
  The adverb CANDIDLY has 1 sense:

1. (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that

  Familiarity information: CANDIDLY used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANDIDLY (adverb)


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Meaning:

(used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that

Synonyms:

candidly; frankly; honestly

Context examples:

honestly, I don't believe it / candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience / frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn

Domain usage:

intensifier; intensive (a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies)

Pertainym:

candid (characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion)


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