ETHICAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ETHICAL
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ethical
 a.  conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behavior; adhering to ethical and moral principles
Classic Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  But especially it leads us to regard this institution as peculiarly the expression of the inner ethical life of a people in a sense seldom true elsewhere.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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2  Let us turn, then, from the outer physical development of the church to the more important inner ethical life of the people who compose it.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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3  Many of the worst characteristics of the Negro masses of to-day had their seed in this period of the slave's ethical growth.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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4  All this must mean a time of intense ethical ferment, of religious heart-searching and intellectual unrest.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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5  In some such doubtful words and phrases can one perhaps most clearly picture the peculiar ethical paradox that faces the Negro of to-day and is tingeing and changing his religious life.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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6  Thus we have two great and hardly reconcilable streams of thought and ethical strivings; the danger of the one lies in anarchy, that of the other in hypocrisy.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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7  To-day the two groups of Negroes, the one in the North, the other in the South, represent these divergent ethical tendencies, the first tending toward radicalism, the other toward hypocritical compromise.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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8  The lady's offences were always against taste rather than conduct; her divorce record seemed due to geographical rather than ethical conditions; and her worst laxities were likely to proceed from a wandering and extravagant good-nature.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
9  Moreover, on her side, was his belief that her ethical motive in the argument was impregnable.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
10  Much of this development he may have owed to his studious life in Paris, where he had become acquainted with ethical systems popular at the time.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
11  Experience was of no ethical value.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
12  But Scarlett was not concerned with the ethics of the matter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
13  Your ethics are considerably mixed up too.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
14  Kennicott's rival gasped at this insult to professional ethics, and he took an appreciable second before he recovered his social manner.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
15  She had never seen her husband in this mood before; and her gentle system of ethics seemed to bend like a reed in the surges of such passions.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  I have an ethical and a moral obligation to my client.
2  It is necessary to get the youth to have a high ethical concept.
3  The use of animals in scientific tests raises difficult ethical questions.
4  If criminal activities are clearly involved, then the researcher has an ethical problem.
5  We are a moral, ethical people and therefore we do not approve of their activities.
6  A pragmatic politician, he was guided by what was expedient rather than by what was ethical.
7  Refugee workers said such action was a violation of medical ethics.
8  Buddhist ethics are simple but its practices are very complex to a western mind.
9  She resigned over an issue of personal ethics.
10  The issue here is purely logical: it has nothing to do with ethics.
11  The doctor has been accused of violating professional ethics.
12  It is a question of the relation of ethics to economics.
13  It's the committee's job to decide on matters of ethics.
14  The ethics committee may take a decision to admonish him or to censure him.
15  Matthew, who happens to be a bit lacking in ethics, is a key executive for a major pharmaceutical company.