Candor



the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression; candidness:
The candor of the speech impressed the audience.
freedom from bias; fairness; impartiality:
to consider an issue with candor.
Obsolete, kindliness.
Obsolete, purity.
Contemporary Examples

The Worst Thing Obama Has Ever Said Michael Tomasky May 29, 2012
Philly Sportswriter Bill Conlin’s Shame: Accused of Child Molestation Buzz Bissinger December 21, 2011
The Fallout from WikiLeaks’ Latest Exposure Tunku Varadarajan November 28, 2010
The Tea Party’s War on Comedy Dean Obeidallah October 23, 2013
Sherrod’s Brilliant Media Play Rebecca Dana July 21, 2010

Historical Examples

Martine’s Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness Arthur Martine
One Of Them Charles James Lever
The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 6 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll
Tony Butler Charles James Lever
The Boston Terrier and All About It Edward Axtell

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