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candid 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈkandid/,
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Truthful and straightforward; frank,
  1. Truthful and straightforward; frank
    • - his responses were remarkably candid
    • - a candid discussion
  2. (of a photograph of a person) Taken informally, esp. without the subject's knowledge


  1. blunt: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as ...
  2. informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared; "a candid photograph"; "a candid interview"
  3. openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; "his candid eyes"; "an open and trusting nature"; "a heart-to-heart talk"
  4. (candidly) honestly: (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that; "honestly, I don't believe it"; "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"; "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"
  5. (candidness) candor: the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
  6. A spontaneous or unposed photograph; Impartial and free from prejudice; Straightforward, open and sincere; Not posed or rehearsed
  7. (candidly) in a candid manner; frankly
  8. (Candidness) A positive style of open communication in which I unbutton your collar and sink my fangs into your neck.
  9. An unposed, spontaneous photograph of a person or group of people.
  10. A camera shot taken while the actor or person doesn't know they are being photographed
  11. Candid pictures (sometimes referred to simply as "Candids") are unposed and often (but not necessarily) taken without the subject's knowledge.
  12. (1) honest or direct in a way that people find either refreshing or distasteful; (2) free from prejudice or bias (archaic); (3) with innocence or purity of heart untainted by malicious thoughts and feelings (archaic)
  13. (adj.): open and honest