ETHOS


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EthosEE-thasPart of speech: nounOrigin: Latin, mid 19th century
1The characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its beliefs and aspirations.
 
Examples of Ethos in a sentence “The party wholeheartedly embraced the ethos of the 1970s, from bell bottoms to disco.” “The academy was founded on an ethos of self-improvement and hard work.”