ethic ethic  /ˈɛ θɪk/


  1. (n) the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
  2. (n) a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct


  1. Tom Murray, head of the Hastings Center bioethics research institute, answers questions about the new cocaine vaccine.
  2. The National Academy of Sciences releases a set of stem-cell ethical guidelines.
  3. Between Law LoveTo the classical Christian moralist, the teachings of the church are moral imperatives that apply always and everywhere to men faced with an ethical.


  1. New Video: Vinny Cha$e Feat. Kid Art 'Hustle'

    Vinny Cha$e's work ethic earned him a $2.5 million dollar deal with Epic Records so for his latest visual, the young rapper cruises around his native Harlem in a Mercedes Benz with Kid Art, producer of the track and the video's director. The Cheers Club MC even unloads on a mannequin with a paintball gun in the middle of an abandoned alley. Watch his artistic ode to the city above and look out ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine

  2. Bill Rancic Says Reality TV Stars Lack Work Ethic

    Reality TV star Bill Rancic thinks that most of today’s reality stars fade into obscurity because they don’t have a good work ethic to keep them going. This is probably because reality TV isn’t really work, but I digress because I actually like Bill Rancic. Anyway, before Giuliana & Bill, Rancic came up through the reality... Read more » Bill Rancic Says Reality TV Stars Lack Work Ethic is a ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Judge Criticizes Nebraska Work Ethic Camp Results

    A Lincoln judge has refused to send a newly convicted felon to the Nebraska Work Ethic Camp because all the man would learn there is "how to be a criminal."
    on June 21, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha


  1. "The fact is we're getting an incredible player, incredible person, an impeccable work ethic and a guy that we plan on having in LA for many years to come," Clippers coach Mike Dunleavy said.
    on Jun 26, 2009 By: Mike Dunleavy Source: Taipei Times

  2. "I have truly enjoyed working with Mike Brown," Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry said on Monday. "Mike has played a huge role in turning around the Cavs organization. Over the past five years, Mike established a work ethic, defensive...
    on May 23, 2010 By: Danny Ferry Source: ESPN

  3. Former prosecutor Bud Cummins, reached Tuesday night for comment, responded: "I'm sure I have some faults, but my work ethic hasn't been one them."
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Bud Cummins Source: Washington Post

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