During World War II, the ethos was “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.”
But very little of the ISIS ethos has to do with hitting the Freedom Tower or the Capitol Dome.
The history of superheroes on the screen falls into four distinct stages, each reflecting the ethos of their time.
Are you saying that inspiration will require the resurgence of a Cold War-type ethos?
A country so steeped in manmade misfortunes, so proud of its ethos of self-support, was caught unaware when nature struck.
They were criminals, by their own ethos, when they desecrated our dead.
It is "ethical" or "moral" in the sense of conforming to the ethos or mores of the group.
The ethos of a group is just a catch-all term for the ways in which the members of a group rub against each other.
When the whole spirit, atmosphere, and ethos are anti-moral it is idle to chronicle any chance rectitude of detail.
The ethos of the satiric persona was something they could not understand.
revived by Palgrave in 1851 from Greek ethos "moral character, nature, disposition, habit, custom," from suffixed form of PIE root *s(w)e- (see idiom). An important concept in Aristotle (e.g. "Rhetoric" II xii-xiv).