Ethics Definition

ethiks
noun
The study of standards of conduct and moral judgment; moral philosophy.
Webster's New World
A treatise on this study.
Webster's New World
The system or code of morals of a particular person, religion, group, profession, etc.
Webster's New World

Origin of Ethics

  • From Old French ethique, from Late Latin ethica, from Ancient Greek ἠθική (ēthike), from ἠθικός (ēthikos, “of or for morals, moral, expressing character”), from ἦθος (ēthos, “character, moral nature”).

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