[adj] characterized by disconcerting directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "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"
[adj] starkly realistic; "I have never lacked candid critics in my own ranks"-Clement Atlee
[adj] openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; "his candid eyes"; "an open and trusting nature"
[adj] informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared; "a candid photograph"; "a candid interview"
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artless, blunt, direct, forthright, frank, free-spoken, ingenuous, open, outspoken, plainspoken, point-blank, uncontrived, unflattering, unstudied