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Related to candidness: unsatiated, bemusement, conceivably
  • noun

Synonyms for candidness

the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech

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Saperstein writes with extraordinary ability, candidness, a more than a bit of humor, providing the reader with truly impressive insights on what life with Asperger's is like for the afflicted and those around them.
With their trademark candidness and straight-shooting questions, Corcoran and Harrington put each contestant through the paces and, while a close competition, finally settled on SightPlan to take home the $5,000 prize.
Honesty and candidness is very admirable and a likeable quality, but I think some young people are left a little vulnerable on the internet.
Though autofiction's mixture of candidness and inventiveness can create scandal and invite censure (its notorious works might be called sexual confessionals), the genre is thought-provoking and infinitely flexible.
And thank you again for sharing your many stories with me with such passion, color, and candidness.
And while Rohani is still making his way through the domestic minefield and focusing on the economic and social issues - because he knows that foreign policy is monopolized by Guide Khamenei and his entourage - the latter are apparently exploiting Obama's candidness when he said he adopted the decision to sanction Al-Assad based on two criteria, i.
She told the Fashion Magazine, ""I didn't want to look like I was hiding anything," she said about her candidness.
This starts with applying the fourth C, candidness, to tell partners, "Here is where your performance is today, and hem's where you need to go, and here's what you can become.
Barbara chronicles the trials and miracles of Jared's growing up years with an open candidness that is both heartwarming and haunting.
However, the fact that it takes Clayton 180 pages to build up to calling Te Rauparaha an imperialist acknowledges--perhaps even respects--the bicultural politeness that has to date stymied such candidness.
There are useful implications in this analysis; for example, even in a course where the specific topics of "color-blindedness," "the silenced dialogue," and "White privilege" are raised and discussed in class, and even in written reflections where candidness and open dialogue are encouraged and expected, White students (especially White female students) were reluctant to recognize the races of other people, especially Black people.
In her book, she uses candidness to make the sometime awkward subject of sex, comfortable and fun.
The new candidness about knowledge may illuminate the errors of governmentalizing social affairs.
perceived truthfulness, candidness, fairness, objectivity).