Mammoth Memory

Candour – Frankness. Open and honest

(Pronounced can-der)

To remember the definition of the word candour, use the following mnemonic:

Can the door speak? (candour). Why, yes. In fact it is very open and honest.

Can the door speak? (Candour) Why yes. In fact it is very open and honest.


Examples of candour in a sentence

Because the estate agent was an honest woman, she replied with candour about the damage to the house.

The politician’s candour and honesty made him the favourite candidate in the election.

Jack won the jury over with the candour of his testimony. 

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