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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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(anthropology) The distinctive spirit of a culture or an era; The guiding beliefs, standards, or ideals that characterize or pervade a group, a community, a people, or an ideology

Usage examples (41)
  • The ethos is his moral character, the source of his ability to persuade.
  • The Greek ethos
  • It's such a relaxed and friendly place and the ethos is all part of that. quintessentiallysoho. comThis is
  • This is a story of inclusion and change, a movement from what he calls ethos (custom) to ta ethne (the nations). for more
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