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candidness

[ kan-did-nis ]
/ ˈkæn dɪd nɪs /
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noun

the quality of being open, honest, or straightforward:We appreciate the promptness and candidness with which the professor has addressed and apologized for his oversight.The book, despite its candidness about the grim realities of the situation, offers a message of hope and promise.

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