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English[]

Alternative spellings[]

  • candour (chiefly British and Canadian)

Etymology[]

From Latin candor (brightness, whiteness) from candeō (I shine)

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Candor

Plural
-

Candor (-) Template:Chiefly

  1. (obsolete) whiteness; brilliance
  2. the state of being sincere and open in speech; honesty in expression
  3. Impartiality

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Anagrams[]

  • acdnor,
  • Conrad
  • dacron



Latin[]

Etymology[]

From candeō (shine, glitter; glow).

Noun[]

candor (genitive candōris); m, third declension

  1. A dazzling or glossy whiteness; clearness, radiance, brightness.
  2. Fairness, beauty.
  3. Glow, heat.
  4. (of speech) Splendor, brilliance.
  5. (of mind or character) Frankness, openness, candor, purity.

Inflection[]

Number Singular Plural
nominative candor candōrēs
genitive candōris candōrum
dative candōrī candōribus
accusative candōrem candōrēs
ablative candōre candōribus
vocative candor candōrēs

Related terms[]

  • candēns
  • candentia
  • candeō
  • candescō
  • candicō
  • candidus
  • candificō

Descendants[]

  • English: candor
  • French: candeur
  • Italian: candore
  • Spanish: candor

Spanish[]

Noun[]

Candor m. (plural candores)

Singular
Candor m.

Plural
candores m.

  1. candor

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