noun Etymology: French & Latin; French candeur, from Latin candor, from candēre — more at candid Date: 14th century 1. a. whiteness, brilliance b. obsolete unstained purity 2. freedom from prejudice or malice ; fairness 3. archaic kindliness 4. unreserved, honest, or sincere expression ; forthrightness <
the candor with which he acknowledged a weakness in his own case — Aldous Huxley

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Candor — Can dor, n. [Written also {candour}.] [L. candor, fr. cand[ e]re; cf. F. candeur. See {candid}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Nor yor unquestioned… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • candor — sustantivo masculino 1. (no contable) Pureza, sinceridad, ingenuidad: el candor de los niños. El candor de sus opiniones choca a la mayoría de los lectores. Sinónimo: candidez …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • candor — openness of mind, impartiality, frankness, c.1600, from L. candor purity, openness, originally whiteness, from candere to shine, to be white (see CANDLE (Cf. candle)). Borrowed earlier in English (c.1500) with the L. literal sense extreme… …   Etymology dictionary

  • candor — (Del lat. candor, ōris). 1. m. Sinceridad, sencillez, ingenuidad y pureza del ánimo. 2. Suma blancura …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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  • candor — I (impartiality) noun detachment, disinterestedness, disinterestness, dispassionateness, equitableness, equity, even handedness, evenness, fair treatment, fairness, justness, liberality, neutrality, nonpartisanship, objectivity, probity, unbias,… …   Law dictionary

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