ethos

[ ee-thos, ee-thohs, eth-os, -ohs ]SEE DEFINITION OF ethos

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ETHOS

What each nation stands for, its ethos, its personality, must be made clear.

The ethos of the satiric persona was something they could not understand.

I can find no passage in which this source of ethos is indicated.

It is "ethical" or "moral" in the sense of conforming to the ethos or mores of the group.

They were criminals, by their own ethos, when they desecrated our dead.

When the whole spirit, atmosphere, and ethos are anti-moral it is idle to chronicle any chance rectitude of detail.

Ethos is inextricably linked with a single society and cannot be separated from it, or it loses all meaning.

The ethos of a group is just a catch-all term for the ways in which the members of a group rub against each other.

For in the view of those who distinguish harmonia from tonos it is the harmonia upon which the ethos of music depends.

These moveable notes, then, give an ethos to the music because they determine the genus of the scale.

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