Origin of ethos
Examples from the Web for ethos
But very little of the ISIS ethos has to do with hitting the Freedom Tower or the Capitol Dome.Iraq Is Not Our War Anymore. Let It Be Iran’s Problem.|Christopher Dickey|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As AOL evolved, this ethos of personalization began to permeate the entire user experience.We're All Still Secretly Using Our 1990s AOL Screen Names. Why?|Andrew Romano|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a feel-good tale that reinforced the ethos of a merit-based free society.
Now, the ethos of the Internet offers a new way to define rubes: as the people we ought to ignore.From Smarm To Snark, We’re All Soldiers In The War On Obscurity|James Poulos|December 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But whoever they were, I can say this: they were not people who understood the ethos of Boston.
Historians, groping for the ethos, have tried to write the history of "the people" of such and such a state.
Ethos is inextricably linked with a single society and cannot be separated from it, or it loses all meaning.
"Ethics" were things which pertained to the ethos and therefore the things which were the37 standard of right.
What each nation stands for, its ethos, its personality, must be made clear.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
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.
British Dictionary definitions for ethos
Word Origin for ethos
Word Origin and History for ethos
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).