candid
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈkæn.dɪd/
Adjective

candid (comparative candider, superlative candidest)

  1. Impartial and free from prejudice.
    • 2018, 21 January, Oli Smith, in The Sunday Express
      Asked about the Brexit vote, the candid president told Marr: «I am not the one to judge or comment on the decision of your people.»
  2. Straightforward, open and sincere.
    • Jules Verne, A Journey To The Center Of The Earth
      My candid opinion was that it was all rubbish!
  3. Not posed or rehearsed.
    • 2002, Popular Photography
      Will the introduction of supplementary flash or flood intrude on a candid picture situation or ruin the mood?
Synonyms Translations
  • German: unvoreingenommen, vorurteilsfrei, unparteiisch
  • Portuguese: imparcial
  • Russian: беспристрастный
Translations Translations
  • French: spontané
  • German: ungestellt, spontan, nicht eingeübt
  • Portuguese: sincero
  • Russian: есте́ственный
Noun

candid (plural candids)

  1. A spontaneous or unposed photograph.
    His portraits looked stiff and formal but his candids showed life being lived.
Translations
  • Russian: естественная



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