ethically ethically  /ˈɛ θɪ kə li/


  • (adv) in an ethical manner; from an ethical point of view; according to ethics


  1. Until recently, one tenet of enviro-foodie wisdom was that eating ethically meant eating locally.
  2. For that reason, he says, he often agrees to perform hymenoplasties, even though it's the kind of indirectly coerced act he considers ethically objectionable.
  3. So consumers seeking to eat ethically and preserve farmland around their cities are embracing locally grown food as the eco-healthy choice.


  • Finally, Carbon Limits On Power Plants

    I applaud President Barack Obama's climate change policy speech Tuesday. Fundamentally, he's doing what he believes is right. Ethically, he's delivering on a promise he made in 2009 to the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen: to cut U.S. carbon emissions 17 percent by 2020. Politically, he's invoking executive authority to sidestep Congress because it hasn't done its job.        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant


  1. In his own statement Thursday, Wolfowitz said he was pleased that the board "accepted my assurance that I acted ethically and in good faith in what I believed were the best interests of the institution, including protecting the rights of a valued...
    on May 16, 2007 By: Paul Wolfowitz Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said at a tree-planting ceremony for the Jewish arbor day in southern Israel that Israel's letter "emphasizes again the fact that the Israeli military acts responsibly, ethically, morally and precisely even under...
    on Jan 29, 2010 By: Ehud Barak Source: Washington Post

  3. Bush said this legislation builds on "ethically appropriate research," and he urged Congress to pass the measure "so stem cell science can progress, without ethical and cultural conflict."
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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