Esprit-de-corps meaning

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Esprit de corps is defined as the pride and honor shared by the members of a group.

An example of esprit de corps is a group marching to bring awareness to a current issue.

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Group spirit; sense of pride, honor, etc. shared by those in the same group or undertaking.
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A common spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group.
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(idiomatic) A shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group, for example of a military unit.
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Origin of esprit-de-corps

  • French esprit spirit de of corps group, body

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French esprit de corps, from esprit (“spirit”) + de (“of”) + corps (“body”)

    From Wiktionary