1. (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
; - Example: "honestly, I don't believe it"- Example: "candidly, I think she doesn't have a conscience"- Example: "frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn"[syn: honestly, candidly, frankly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Candidly \Can"did*ly\, adv.
In a candid manner.