- Work ethic is defined as a belief in laboring diligently.
An example of someone with work ethic is a person who gets to work on time every day and always works long days to get the job done.
a system of values in which central importance is ascribed to work, or purposeful activity, and to qualities of character believed to be promoted by work
An ethical principle that places greatest value on hard work and diligence.
(plural work ethics)
- The value that one ought to work hard at one's job or duties
- The tendency to work hard at one's job or duties