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Definition of "candour" [candour]

  • Alternative spelling of candor. (noun)

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Use "candour" in a sentence
  • "It therefore has a certain candour which was a little lacking from Formosa after August 23."
  • "To be candid – and oh, Louisa, candour is a rare thing among women when it comes to talking of the men – I believe I'd rather be cooking Peter's meals and dusting his home."
  • "Then we soon took it; but in candour I should state that the breaches were rendered more practicable than when first stormed, the defences destroyed, and the enemy's means of defence diminished."