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Adjective
/ˈeTHikəl/,
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Of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these,
  1. Of or relating to moral principles or the branch of knowledge dealing with these
    • - ethical issues in nursing
    • - ethical churchgoing men
  2. Morally correct
    • - can a profitable business be ethical?
  3. (of a medicine) Legally available only on a doctor's prescription and usually not advertised to the general public


  1. of or relating to the philosophical study of ethics; "ethical codes"; "ethical theories"
  2. conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior; "an ethical lawyer"; "ethical medical practice"; "an ethical problem"; "had no ethical objection to drinking"; "Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants"- Omar N. Bradley
  3. adhering to ethical and moral principles; "it seems ethical and right"; "followed the only honorable course of action"
  4. (ethics) ethical motive: motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  5. Ethics (also known as moral philosophy) is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality — that is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, justice, virtue, etc.
  6. (Ethics (book)) Ethics is a philosophical book written by Baruch Spinoza. It was written in Latin. Although it was published posthumously in 1677, it is his most famous work, and is considered his magnum opus.
  7. (Ethics (journal)) Ethics is an academic journal founded in 1890 and published by the University of Chicago Press. ...
  8. (Ethics (Scientology)) According to the Church of Scientology, "Ethics may be defined as the actions an individual takes on himself to ensure his continued survival across the dynamics. It is a personal thing. When one is ethical, it is something he does himself by his own choice."
  9. An ethical drug; Of or relating to the study of ethics; Of or relating to the accepted principles of right and wrong, especially those of some organization or profession; Morally approvable; good; Only dispensed on the prescription of a physician
  10. (ethics) The study of principles relating to right and wrong conduct; Morality; The standards that govern the conduct of a person, especially a member of a profession
  11. (Ethics) The process of determining how one should hold the interests of various stakeholders, taking into account moral values/principles.
  12. (Ethics) Rules of behavior made and accepted by business to provide fair and moral practice.
  13. (Ethics) That a branch of moral science, idealism, justness, and fairness which treats of the duties that a member of profession or crafts owes to the public, to his clients or patron and to his professional brethren or members.
  14. Ethics, a major branch of philosophy, is the study of values and customs of a person or group. It covers the analysis and employment of concepts such as right and wrong, good and evil, and responsibility.
  15. (Ethics) The study of right and wrong and wrong, good and bad, moral judgment, etc.
  16. (Ethics) Of or relating to moral action and conduct; professionally right; conforming to professional standards.
  17. (Ethics) The way people behave based on how their beliefs about what is right and wrong influence behavior
  18. (ethics) the study of the general nature of morals and of the specific moral choices to be made by the individual in his relationship with others. Ethics is a personal thing. It is the actions the person takes on himself. See also morals.
  19. (Ethics) the study of standards of conduct and moral judgement; the system or code of morals of a particular person, religion, group, profession, etc.
  20. (ethics) the principles of conduct governing an individual or group; concerns for what is right or wrong, good or bad.
  21. (Ethics) Studying what is right or wrong
  22. Ethics is a branch of philosophy that deals with morality. It is concerned with distinguishing between right and wrong human actions, both at an individual and societal level. ...
  23. (Ethics) The integrity, morals and principles guiding an individual's or profession's actions and conduct.
  24. (Ethics) This is the code of practice imposed upon researchers by their professional body and/or employer. Click here to consult the British Psychological Society Code of Conduct.
  25. (ethics) The system of moral principles and rules that become standards for conduct.