Authenticity vs Candor - What's the difference?

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In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between authenticity and candor

is that authenticity is (obsolete) the quality of being authentic (of established authority) while candor is (obsolete) whiteness; brilliance.

As nouns the difference between authenticity and candor

is that authenticity is the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original while candor is (obsolete) whiteness; brilliance.

authenticity

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original.
  • I hereby certify the authenticity of this copy.
  • Truthfulness of origins, attributions, commitments, sincerity, and intentions.
  • The authenticity of this painting is questionable.
  • (obsolete) The quality of being authentic (of established authority).
  • Synonyms

    * (quality of being genuine) genuineness

    Antonyms

    * (quality of not being genuine) phoniness; forgery; fakeness; bogosity

    candor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * candour (British and Canadian)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Whiteness; brilliance.
  • The state of being sincere and open in speech; honesty in expression.
  • Impartiality.
  • Synonyms

    * (sincere and open in speech) honesty, sincerity, parrhesia * (impartiality) fairness, impartiality

    Antonyms

    * (sincere and open in speech) deception, fraud, lie

    Anagrams

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