Candour – Frankness. Open and honest
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.
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.