[ UK /ˈɛθɪk/ ]
[ US /ˈɛθɪk/ ]
  1. 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
  2. a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct
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How To Use ethic In A Sentence

  • By ethical conduct toward all creatures, we enter into a spiritual relationship with the universe. Albert Schweitzer 
  • Such a usage is ethically unacceptable, politically manipulative and decidedly unhistorical.
  • A second preoccupation evident in these papers is responsibility, and what could roughly be described as the ethical dimension of conceptualisation.
  • How that rule would apply to those currently incarcerated is unclear, but in any event, the benefits of this ethically questionable legislation would arguably be minimal. News Item
  • ‘By ignoring ethical business practices, small businesses are missing a trick,’ he said.
  • Republicans, meanwhile, are mulling whether to abandon the notion of filing ethics charges against Rep.
  • The following day, North accused his bosses of appalling, dishonest and unethical behaviour.
  • Posting articles about ethical polyamoury on a philanderer's site is like putting pictures of hands on a foot fetishist site.
  • This bout of introspection has been brought on by my most recent ethical hiccup. Times, Sunday Times
  • In this article we analyze the grammar of codes of ethics as a written locutionary act, and attempt to determine their implicit illocutionary and perlocutionary values.
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