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candor

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

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candor (uncountable) (American)

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

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From candeō (shine, glitter; glow).

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NounEdit

candor m (genitive candōris); 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

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Third declension.

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

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NounEdit

candor m (plural candores)

  1. candor