1. ethics

noun. ['ˈɛθɪks'] motivation based on ideas of right and wrong.


  • scruples
  • Christ Within
  • ethical motive
  • conscience
  • morality
  • hedonism
  • sense of right and wrong
  • need
  • Light
  • moral sense
  • morals
  • Light Within
  • Inner Light
  • motive


  • wrongness
  • impure
  • pure
  • immoral


  • ethique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ethica (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ethics

  • academics
  • acoustics
  • acrobatics
  • acrylics
  • addicks
  • aerobatics
  • aerobics
  • aerodynamics
  • aeronautics
  • aesthetics
  • agnostics
  • agrigenetics
  • alcoholics
  • alphagraphics
  • alphametrics
  • analgesics
  • analytics
  • anesthetics
  • angiomedics
  • anorexics

How do you pronounce ethics?

Pronounce ethics as ˈɛθɪks.

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Sentences with ethics

1. Noun, plural
Understanding what business law and business ethics are will help the differences to become clearer.

Quotes about ethics

1. If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson. It will fill the cowardly with terror, and the unclean will see in it their own shame.
- Oscar Wilde

2. My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
- Christian Bale

3. I am fully aware that everybody has a right to succeed, and success should be with ethics.
- Sharad Pawar

2. ethics

noun. ['ˈɛθɪks'] the philosophical study of moral values and rules.


  • hedonism
  • endaemonism
  • casuistry
  • moral philosophy
  • eudemonism
  • bioethics


  • immorality
  • conscientiousness
  • moral
  • unrighteousness


  • ethique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ethica (Latin)