Definition of candidness in English:



  • See candid

    • ‘Such undiplomatic candidness will have caused unwanted ripples inside the Home Office.’
    • ‘Her photographs of Einstein were rejected by Life in the 1950s for precisely this quality of seeming candidness and familiarity.’
    • ‘The letters were greatly praised as models of politeness, for their wit, and for the candidness displayed by the authors regarding their conduct during their courtship.’
    • ‘People experiment with online personas and often demonstrate a freedom of expression and candidness they feel unable to reveal in daily life.’
    • ‘My candidness towards the subject has brought many reactions and those received via e-mail are great to share.’