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candor


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Candor  \Can"dor\,  n.  [Written  also  {candour}.]  [L.  candor,  fr 
  cand["e]re;  cf  F.  candeur.  See  {candid}.] 
  1.  Whiteness;  brightness;  (as  applied  to  moral  conditions) 
  usullied  purity;  innocence.  [Obs.] 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  candor 
  n  1:  ability  to  make  judgments  free  from  discrimination  or 
  dishonesty  [syn:  {fairness},  {fair-mindedness},  {candour}] 
  [ant:  {unfairness}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  honest  and  straightforward  in  attitude 
  and  speech  [syn:  {candour},  {candidness},  {frankness},  {forthrightness}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Candor,  NC  (town,  FIPS  10120) 
  Location:  35.29123  N,  79.74365  W 
  Population  (1990):  748  (326  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  27229 
  Candor,  NY  (village,  FIPS  12210) 
  Location:  42.22726  N,  76.33762  W 
  Population  (1990):  869  (344  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  13743 




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