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
On the rise: Deerfield and Vernon Hills both have new coaches and that means a new ethos for the Warriors and Cougars.
All exhibition games are about finding out what a team has in its younger players, but Thursday will probably take that ethos to an extreme.
Some spots embrace the DIY ethos — R Bar on Wednesdays and Spacebar on Sundays are two popular independent nights.
The forage-heavy ethos remains strong at this mellow Studio City street corner, where local produce is highlighted with a deft touch.
Single-gender organizations, the reasoning went, run counter to the Harvard ethos, and the time for their elimination has come.
Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott has a similar ethos, and revealed exclusively to Elle Canada that the fashion house has teamed up with Sephora Collection on a makeup line, in the most fun makeup news ever, maybe.
Located at the foot of a 13th century castle, the restaurant strictly adheres to an ethos of slow food and local produce, including the menu of craft beers and local biodynamic wines.
The company made their name producing beloved tees and basics at resaonable prices and this shirt stays true to their quality-for-the-right-price ethos.
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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.
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