Esprit de corps
Esprit Es`prit", n. [F. See {Spirit}.] Spirit. [1913 Webster]

{Esprit de corps}, a French phrase much used by English writers to denote the common spirit pervading the members of a body or association of persons. It implies sympathy, enthusiasm, devotion, and jealous regard for the honor of the body as a whole. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, (as between members of the same society or of the same profession),


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