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Candid

Pronunciation of Candid
/kˈandɪd/, /kˈandɪd/, /k_ˈa_n_d_ɪ_d/

Synonyms for candid:

Sense 1

photogenic, straight-out, man-to-man, underexposed, time-lapse, photographic, photo shoot, photomontage, camera-shy, reliable, daguerreotype, passport photo, red-eye, photo CD, fair, photo opportunity.

Sense 2

grainy, halftone, snapshot, noble, filmstrip, pinup, microdot, straight-shooting.

Sense 3

transparency.

Sense 4

close up.

Sense 5

free, straight.

Sense 6

slide.

Sense 7

print, still.

Sense 8

blow up.

Sense 11

negative.

Sense 14

positive.

sincere

wholehearted.

unctuous

oily.

all (adjective)

blunt, forthright, outspoken, free-spoken, plainspoken, point-blank, frank, straight-from-the-shoulder.

artless (adjective)

broad, downright, genuine, open, trusting, unaffected, Unbeguiling, ingenuous, uncalculating, direct, callow, naive, undeceitful, Plain-spoken, outgoing, overt, blunt, undeceiving, sincere, frank, unrestrained, un-artificial, natural, straightforward, honest, artless, Unartful, undeceptive, plain, undisguised, unsophisticated.

barefaced (adjective)

insolent.

direct (adjective)

undisguised.

disinterested (adjective)

nonpartisan.

honest (adjective)

forthright, outspoken, ingenuous, aboveboard, frank, straightforward, fair, genuine, plain, unprejudiced, blunt, truthful, upright, guileless, impartial, equitable, just, free, sincere, open, equal, objective, unbiased.

insolent (adjective)

audacious, defiant, flagrant, outspoken, sacrilegious, cheeky, impertinent, impolite, derisive, presumptuous, callous, brash, contemptuous, mouthy, saucy, sarcastic, brazen, rude, outrageous, discourteous, disrespectful, bold, arrogant, insolent, irreverent, insubordinate.

plainspoken (adjective)

plainspoken, man-to-man, Plain-spoken.

simple (adjective)

elementary, austere, uncomplicated, plain, unsophisticated, refined, simple, clear, direct, spare, childlike, bare, unadulterated, bald, pure, crystalline, chaste, artless, innocent, terse.

succinct (adjective)

intelligible, prosaic, folksy, casual, ordinary, informal, uncluttered, outspoken, straightforward, Plain-spoken, frank, unpretentious, honest, unpoetical, simple, direct, unadorned, blunt, stark, bald, clear.

thoughtless (adjective)

unguarded.

true (adjective)

openhearted.

truthful (adjective)

honorable, factual, truthful, ethical, straightforward, earnest, honest, trustworthy, frank, sincere.

unguarded (adjective)

unguarded.

Sense 1 (noun)

good.

Sense 2 (noun)

microdot, straight-out, passport photo, blow up, negative, filmstrip, daguerreotype, straight-shooting, straight, man-to-man, close up, photomontage.

Sense 3 (noun)

grainy, halftone, photographic, photogenic, camera-shy, photo CD, photo opportunity, photo shoot.

candid (noun)

free-spoken, unflattering, frank, point-blank, outspoken, uncontrived, blunt, forthright, direct, open, ingenuous, unstudied, plainspoken, artless.

fair (noun)

just, upright.

Usage examples for candid:

  • Let us be candid about this difficult problem. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  • It is so easy to be candid about one's neighbour's affairs. - "Dross", Henry Seton Merriman.

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