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CANDOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does candor mean? 

CANDOR (noun)
  The noun CANDOR has 2 senses:

1. ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
2. the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

  Familiarity information: CANDOR used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANDOR (noun)


Sense 1candor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

candor; fair-mindedness; candour; fairness

Hypernyms ("candor" is a kind of...):

impartiality; nonpartisanship (an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally)


Sense 2candor [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

candidness; frankness; forthrightness; candour; directness; candor

Hypernyms ("candor" is a kind of...):

honestness; honesty (the quality of being honest)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "candor"):

ingenuousness (openly straightforward or frank)


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