In the “candid” scenes of him with his partner, I see straining to “act” natural and be witty and interesting.
Lauer and Curry had a candid talk over lunch at the Four Seasons.
Paul: I'm candid with anyone who asks me for advice, either in person or by email.
Carr is candid in the book about the emotional chaos that characterized life without women.
Just as before, a couple of ambassadors will have tours curtailed because the host country resents their candid reporting.
I ought to render a candid account here of the impression made upon me by those two deluges of ink, Goldoni and Chiari.
For this a candid and unbiassed attitude of mind is necessary.
He was known to have expressed privately a candid opinion that they were a knot of damned Gladstonians.
Honora saw the delight of that freedom in his loving and candid expression.
When obliged to see that he had judged wrongly, his silence was the only confession: he was seldom equal to a candid apology.
1620s, "white," from Latin candidum "white; pure; sincere, honest, upright," from candere "to shine," from PIE root *kand- "to glow, to shine" (see candle). In English, metaphoric extension to "frank" first recorded 1670s (cf. French candide "open, frank, ingenuous, sincere"). Of photography, 1929. Related: Candidly; candidness.