English adjective: candid
|1.||candid characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion|
|Samples||Blunt talking and straight shooting.|
A blunt New England farmer.
I gave them my candid opinion.
A forthright approach to the problem.
Tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank.
It is possible to be outspoken without being rude.
Plainspoken and to the point.
A point-blank accusation.
|Synonyms||blunt, forthright, frank, free-spoken, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder|
|2.||candid informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared|
|Samples||A candid photograph.|
A candid interview.
|3.||candid openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness|
|Samples||His candid eyes.|
An open and trusting nature.
A heart-to-heart talk.