ethic, moral principle, value-system, value orientation(noun)
the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
"the Puritan ethic"; "a person with old-fashioned values"
ethic, ethical code(noun)
a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct
a set of principles of right and wrong behaviour guiding, or representative of, a specific culture, society, group, or individual.
the morality of an action
Moral, relating to morals.
Origin: From ethique, from ethica, from ἠθική, from ἠθικός, from ἦθος.
alt. of Ethical
Ethic is a member of the musical group, Sandpeople.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eth′ik, adj. relating to morals: treating of morality or duty.—n. (more commonly in pl. Eth′ics) the science of morals, that branch of philosophy which is concerned with human character and conduct: a treatise on morals.—adj. Eth′ical, relating to the science of ethics.—adv. Eth′ically.—n. Eth′icist, one versed in ethics.—Ethical dative, the dative of a first or second personal pronoun implying an indirect interest in the fact stated, used colloquially to give a livelier tone to the sentence. [Gr. ēthikos—ēthos, custom.]
The numerical value of ethic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ethic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of ethic in a Sentence
We adore this guy, he has great character and work ethic.
His work ethic was exceptional; he is both analytical and extremely personable.
I didn't think he was terrific, but ended up learning. He had a great work ethic and he tried, and it worked out.
But he had tremendous values – tremendous integrity, humility, work ethic – and terrific thirst for knowledge.
I'm grateful that he took the work ethic and all of our struggles (and) that he repaid us through his accomplishments.
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