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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Uncandid un-kan′did not candid
    • ***


In literature:

I saw an opening and pushed my uncandid thrust.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
I am not an uncandid, nor am I a severe man.
"Life of Johnson" by James Boswell
Women are self-denying and uncandid.
"White Lies" by Charles Reade
It isn't insincerity exactly, but it isn't candour; no, it's uncandid.
"April Hopes" by William Dean Howells
It would be uncandid in me to be silent concerning the marked difference I found in the feelings of the two royal sisters of Her Majesty.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete" by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
Was Genevieve becoming uncandid?
"The Sturdy Oak" by Samuel Merwin, et al.
He does not deserve these uncandid constructions; he is all gentleness and goodness.
"Imogen" by William Godwin
I am not an uncandid, nor am I a severe man.
"Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Boswell
Mr. Fox said, the opposition to the adjournment was uncandid and unbecoming.
"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the" by Thomas Clarkson
For discoursing upon history he has important qualifications, which it would be uncandid not to acknowledge.
"Atlantic Monthly,Volume 14, No. 82, August, 1864" by Various
I knew, too, that if an uncandid use should be made of it, there would be found those who would so prove it.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
To Althea it seemed that Helen's candour was merciless, and revealed her to herself as uncandid, crooked, and devious.
"Franklin Kane" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
This may appear uncandid and unfair.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 449" by Various
I saw an opening and pushed my uncandid thrust.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
If the protagonists of woman suffrage are frank they are shallow; if wise, uncandid.
"The Shadow On The Dial, and Other Essays" by Ambrose Bierce
So was it, by being loyal, another kind of lie, the lie of the uncandid profession of a motive.
"The Wings of the Dove, Volume II" by Henry James
He did not address himself to an uncandid judge or a resentful heart.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
Reader, candid or uncandid, carefully read and reflect on the facts described in this whole affair.
"The Negro: what is His Ethnological Status? 2nd Ed." by Buckner H. 'Ariel' Payne
The answer was amusingly uncandid, but disproved neither patriotism nor intelligence.
"The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912" by James H. Blount
All classes were, thus, placed in a false and uncandid position.
"Mexico, Aztec, Spanish and Republican Vol. 1 of 2" by Brantz Mayer