candor candor  /ˈkæn dər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. With disarming candor he accepted his mistake and promised to make amends.
  2. The autobiography would have been more enlightening had Granger displayed more candor about his stormy marriage.
  3. There should definitely be more candor in ads that show case products for children.

News

  1. McCoy and Chargers fitting well together

    SAN DIEGO -- Some notes from the Chargers’ minicamp Tuesday: New coach Mike McCoy seems to have the trust of his players. It appears the group, which has been coached by Norv Turner since 2007, has totally bought into McCoy and there is a strong chemistry building between the players and the coaching staff. McCoy may never win any awards for his media candor, but his players have been struck by ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

  2. Sweet strawberry season approaching

    Candor, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Strawberry season is near, but you'll have to act fast to get the pick of the local crop, farmer say. he only season lasts about two to three weeks.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WBNG Binghamton

  3. WestViews: The opportunity Duane Nellis squandered

    Idaho needed candor from Duane Nellis as he departed the University of Idaho presidency on his way to Texas Tech in Lubbock.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Idaho Statesman

Quotes

  1. "In a moment of candor, her advisers actually admitted that it wouldn't have much of an effect on gas prices. But, they said, it'sa great political issue for Senator Clinton. So this is not about getting you through the summer, it's about getting...
    on May 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CBS News

  2. "They owe the public a lot more candor and a lot more credibility," Mr. Specter said.
    on May 15, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: New York Times

  3. "Candor is the most effective -- is most effective where nations have built a relationship of respect and trust. I've worked hard to build that respect and trust," Bush concluded, adding a softening nod of thanks to his Chinese counterparts....
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Los Angeles Times

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