uncandid


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uncandid

(ʌnˈkændɪd)
adj
not frank or candid; guarded; reserved
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Distrust naturally creates distrust, and by nothing is good-will and kind conduct more speedily changed than by invidious jealousies and uncandid imputations, whether expressed or implied.
It being therefore evident that the supposition of a want of power to require the aid of the POSSE COMITATUS is entirely destitute of color, it will follow, that the conclusion which has been drawn from it, in its application to the authority of the federal government over the militia, is as uncandid as it is illogical.
He did not address himself to an uncandid judge or a resentful heart.
It being therefore evident that the supposition of a want of power to require the aid of the posse comitatus is entirely destitute of color, it will follow, that the conclusion which has been drawn from it, in its application to the authority of the federal government over the militia, is as uncandid as it is illogical.
Townshend -- I think expressed himself in a very uncandid, illiberal manner in speaking of the neighboring clergymen, both young and old.
Thus, when he heard rumors that Jefferson was accusing him of secret favoritism toward Britain, Washington candidly wrote that he assumed the rumors had to be false "unless (which I do not believe) he has set me down as one of the most deceitful, & uncandid men living.