Associations to the word «Ethic»

Wiktionary

ETHIC, adjective. Moral, relating to morals.
ETHIC, noun. A set of principles of right and wrong behaviour guiding, or representative of, a specific culture, society, group, or individual.
ETHIC, noun. The morality of an action
ETHIC DATIVE, noun. (grammar) Alternative form of ethical dative
ETHIC DATIVES, noun. Plural of ethic dative
ETHIC OF RECIPROCITY, noun. (ethics) An alternative name for the golden rule used by philosophers.

Dictionary definition

ETHIC, noun. The principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group; "the Puritan ethic"; "a person with old-fashioned values".
ETHIC, noun. A system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza