Protestant ethic

noun

Definition of Protestant ethic

: an ethic that stresses the virtue of hard work, thrift, and self-discipline

First Known Use of Protestant ethic

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Protestant ethic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protestant%20ethic. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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