How To Spell candour?

Correct spelling: candour

What is the definition of candour?

  1. Fairness; being candid.

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What are the usage examples for candour?

  1. The bishop asserted that the episcopal right of jurisdiction had its foundation in the New- Testament: Mr. Boyse, consistent with his principles, denied that any ecclesiastical superiority appeared there; and in the opinion of many, Mr. Boyse was more than equal to his antagonist, whom he treated in the course of the controversy, with the greatest candour and good- manners. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  2. And there was something about the boy that compelled candour – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. When Susannah thanked the old man for his candour he drove his moral once more. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  4. But, as on the whole, for reasons which I cannot account for, Father Quadrio seems to have relished our English comedy, we must value his candour – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  5. Yet she was hardly prepared for the candour of Helen's reply, though in the shock that attended it she knew in a moment that she had brought it upon herself. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  6. We have been gratified with their apparent candour humility, and reasonableness. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  7. So, after the senate had risen, he took the envoys aside, and with an air of great candour and friendliness warned them that they must conceal the extent of their powers when they appeared before the popular assembly. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  8. But as Perkins was a young gentleman whose candour was such that he was always swayed by the opinions of the last speaker, he did begin to feel now the truth of his uncle's statements, however disagreeable they might be. – The Bedford-Row Conspiracy by William Makepeace Thackeray
  9. She paused momentarily to laugh at his candour – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  10. My sole wish is to be fair; if Mr. Max Muller has not wholly succeeded in giving the full drift of Professor Tiele's remarks, I am certain that it is from no lack of candour – Modern Mythology by Andrew Lang

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