Examples of ethos in a Sentence
The company made environmental awareness part of its business ethos.
They are working to keep a democratic ethos alive in the community.
Recent Examples of ethos from the Web
The three clubs, still talked about nearly 40 years later, became flash points for the San Francisco punk scene and its DIY ethos that continues to influence independent art, culture and business in the Bay Area and beyond.
The financial realities reshape the entire process and ethos of women’s soccer.
Bravado was out, to be replaced by diligence, investment, a turn-over-every-rock ethos and most of all, humility.
The plans include a water bar, where customers can saddle up to try flavors while learning about the brand’s ethos in a space that will be designed to look and feel like a beach oasis.
In keeping with the brand’s ethos that fragrances should always be layered, Queen of Pop’s offerings are designed to be mixed for a personalized practice.
That ethos has long been ingrained in Gardner, the plucky 34-year-old left fielder who, as the Yankees’ longest tenured player, is somewhat of an anachronism on a team built around emerging young sluggers.
To secure the funding, the founders had to sit down and put into words a cultural identity and ethos that, until this point, had felt organic, and present it to investors.
Self-described as whimsically macabre, the brewery’s ethos reminds patrons to make the most of their time on Earth.
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Did You Know?
Ethos means "custom" or "character" in Greek. As originally used by Aristotle, it referred to a man's character or personality, especially in its balance between passion and caution. Today ethos is used to refer to the practices or values that distinguish one person, organization, or society from others. So we often hear of the ethos of rugged individualism and self-sufficiency on the American frontier in the 19th century; and a critic might complain about, for example, the ethos of violence in the inner cities or the ethos of permissiveness in the suburbs.
ETHOS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ethos for English Language Learners
: the guiding beliefs of a person, group, or organization
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