candid

candid
صَادِق \ candid: honest; telling the truth although it may not be liked: Can a doctor always be candid about a sick person’s condition? She had candid eyes that could not hide her feelings. earnest: serious: He made an earnest attempt to improve. faithful: loyal; true: She is a very faithful friend. frank: free and honest in speech; saying what one really thinks: He was frank enough to tell me at once that he had made a bad mistake. genuine: real; not copied; true: Is this pound note genuine?. honest: true; not telling lies or deceiving; not stealing: Give me your honest opinion. Honest people do not travel by train without a ticket. honourable, honorable: worthy of respect. sincere: (of a person; his character, feelings or actions) honest; not pretending: a sincere desire for peace. straightforward: honest and direct; not deceitful or twisted. true: (often with to) loyal; faithful: She’s a true friend. He is true to his promises. whole-hearted: full; unlimited; eager and willing: His plan had their whole-hearted support. \ See Also حقيقي (حَقيقيّ)، جدي (جِدِّيّ)، وفي (وَفِيّ)، صريح (صَريح)، نزيه (نَزِيه)، شريف (شَريف)، مخلص (مُخْلِص)‏

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  • Candid — Can*did (k[a^]n d[i^]d), a. [F. candide (cf. It. candido), L. candidus white, fr. cand[=e]re to be of a glowing white; akin to accend[e^]re, incend[e^]re, to set on fire, Skr. chand to shine. Cf. {Candle}, {Incense}.] 1. White. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Candid — (lat. candidus „schneeweiß, glänzend, klar“), ist ein Name (auch Candidus), siehe Candid (Name) die US amerikanische Fernsehsendung Candid Camera, ähnlich der deutschen „versteckten Kamera“ (siehe Verstehen Sie Spaß?) ein Jazz Label, siehe Candid …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • candid — CANDÍD, Ă, candizi, de, adj. Plin de candoare; curat, nevinovat, pur, neprihănit. – Din fr. candide, lat. candidus. Trimis de valeriu, 11.02.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  Candid ≠ vinovat, ipocrit Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa: Antonime  CANDÍD… …   Dicționar Român

  • candid — [kan′did] adj. [L candidus, white, pure, sincere < candere: see CANDESCENT] 1. free from prejudice or bias; fair; just; impartial 2. very honest or frank in what one says or writes 3. unposed and informal [a candid photograph] 4. Archaic …   English World dictionary

  • Candid — Candid, von dem lat. candidus, weiß, rein, redlich …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • candid — I adjective aboveboard, apertus sincerus, apparent, blunt, candidus, categorically true, creditworthy, direct, explicit, express, forthright, frank, frankhearted, honest, ingenuous, liber, not lying, objective, open, outright, outspoken, overt,… …   Law dictionary

  • candid — 1620s, white, from L. candidum white; pure; sincere, honest, upright, from candere to shine, from PIE root *kand to glow, to shine (see CANDLE (Cf. candle)). In English, metaphoric extension to frank first recorded 1670s (Cf. Fr. candide open,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • candid — open, *frank, plain Analogous words: truthful, veracious (see corresponding nouns at TRUTH): *fair, dispassionate, impartial, unbiased, just: *sincere: honest, scrupulous, *upright Antonyms: evasive Contrasted words: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • candid — [adj] honest aboveboard, bluff, blunt, equal, equitable, fair, forthright, frank, free, frontal, genuine, guileless, impartial, ingenuous, just, objective, open, outspoken, plain, right up front*, scrupulous, sincere, straightforward, talking… …   New thesaurus

  • candid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ truthful and straightforward; frank. DERIVATIVES candidly adverb candidness noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense white : from Latin candidus white …   English terms dictionary

  • candid — adjective Etymology: French & Latin; French candide, from Latin candidus bright, white, from candēre to shine, glow; akin to Welsh can white, Sanskrit candati it shines Date: 1606 1. white < candid flames > 2. free from bias, prejudice, or malice …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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