Definitions for work ethic

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  1. work ethic(Noun)

    The value that one ought to work hard at one's job or duties

  2. work ethic(Noun)

    The tendency to work hard at one's job or duties


  1. Work ethic

    Work ethic is a values based on hard work and diligence. It is also a belief in the moral benefit of work and its ability to enhance character. An example would be the Protestant work ethic. A work ethic may include being reliable, having initiative, or pursuing new skills. Workers exhibiting a good work ethic in theory should be selected for better positions, more responsibility and ultimately promotion. Workers who fail to exhibit a good work ethic may be regarded as failing to provide fair value for the wage the employer is paying them and should not be promoted or placed in positions of greater responsibility.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of work ethic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of work ethic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karen Zegel:

    I didn't think he was terrific, but ended up learning. He had a great work ethic and he tried, and it worked out.

  2. Charles Koch:

    But he had tremendous values – tremendous integrity, humility, work ethic – and terrific thirst for knowledge.

  3. Maria Rojas:

    I'm grateful that he took the work ethic and all of our struggles (and) that he repaid us through his accomplishments.

  4. Anna Wintour:

    Their sensibility and their work ethic is absolutely extraordinary. When they return to China, the influence they're going to have in the next decade, the next generation, is going to be huge.

  5. Noah Kagan:

    Going to the gym together is like a thermometer, you really see how people behave. They can’t lie there and it shows you a lot about their work ethic. It’s parallel to their business life.

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