Antonyms
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1. ethos

noun. ['ˈiːθɑːs'] (anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era.

Antonyms

  • uncheerfulness

Etymology

  • ἦθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Ethos

  • pathos

Example sentences of the word ethos


1. Noun, singular or mass
On it, she shares her story and expertise on the ethos of food as medicine.

2. Adjective
When it comes to the bathroom vanity, I do try to embrace a less is more ethos.

Quotes containing the word ethos


1. The ethos of redemption is realied in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
- Pope John Paul II, Blessed Are the Pure of Heart: Catechesis on the Sermon on the Mount and Writings of St. Paul

2. 'Untitled' is a time machine that can transport you to 1992, an edgy moment when the art world was crumbling, money was scarce, and artists like Tiravanija were in the nascent stages of combining Happenings, performance art, John Cage, Joseph Beuys, and the do-it-yourself ethos of punk. Meanwhile, a new art world was coming into being.
- Jerry Saltz

3. The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
- Pope John Paul II

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