Candor

Definition of Candor

Can´dor
n.1.
1.Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence.
Nor yor unquestioned integrity
Shall e'er be sullied with one taint or spot
That may take from your innocence and candor.
- Massinger.
2.A disposition to treat subjects with fairness; freedom from prejudice or disguise; frankness; sincerity.
Attribute superior sagacity and candor to those who held that side of the question.
- Whewell.

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