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
These White Sox embody the ethos of the 2014-15 Royals more than the Royals do.
The result felt less like an homage than a radical modernist reappraisal of the Bachian ethos — deconstruction carried to negation.
Despite its over-the-top drama, the film delivers a surprisingly authentic portrayal of the ballet ethos.
Since its inception, a commitment to ethical production, sustainability, and community empowerment have been crucial parts of the brand's ethos.
This runs directly counter to the ethos of Silicon Valley.
Adding to the downtown's spring-through-summer ethos of impasse is a simultaneous project begun this week by state road crews to resurface M-1 (Woodward Avenue) from 14 Mile, just south of Birmingham, to Big Beaver Road just north of the city.
At the time, Liberty senior Dustin Wahl expressed concerns to Vox over the division between Liberty’s leadership and its student ethos, pointing out that a tiny proportion of Liberty students voted for Trump in the Republican primaries.
Such labels are clearly hoping to tap into the carefree ethos of the Dead.
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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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