Ethicist meaning

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A person who advocates a particular set of principles governing right and wrong conduct.
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A person, especially a philosopher, who studies ethics (principles governing right and wrong conduct).
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A specialist in ethics.
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A person specializing in the study of ethics.
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A person trained to advise on ethical issues of healthcare, as in a hospital.
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Origin of ethicist

  • ethics +‎ -ist, changing /ks/ to /θ/ for ease of pronunciation and dropping the -s.

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