ethician
noun Date: 1629 ethicist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ethician — ethi·cian …   English syllables

  • ethician — noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics • Syn: ↑ethicist • Derivationally related forms: ↑ethics, ↑ethics (for: ↑ethicist), ↑ethicism (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ETHICAL LITERATURE — (Heb. סִפְרוּת הַמּוּסָר, sifrut ha musar). There is no specific ethical literature as such in the biblical and talmudic period insofar as a systematic formulation of Jewish ethics is concerned. Even the wisdom literature of the Bible, though… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ethicist — noun a philosopher who specializes in ethics • Syn: ↑ethician • Derivationally related forms: ↑ethics (for: ↑ethician), ↑ethics, ↑ethicism • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethicist — /eth euh sist/, n. a person who specializes in or writes on ethics or who is devoted to ethical principles. Also, ethician /e thish euhn/. [1890 95; ETHIC + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • ethicist — [eth ish′əneth′ə sist] n. a person versed in ethics or devoted to ethical ideals: also ethician [eth ish′ən] …   English World dictionary

  • ethical motive — noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ethics, ↑morals, ↑morality • Derivationally related forms: ↑moralistic (for: ↑morality), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • moral philosophy — noun the philosophical study of moral values and rules • Syn: ↑ethics • Derivationally related forms: ↑ethical (for: ↑ethics), ↑ethicist (for: ↑ethics), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • morals — noun motivation based on ideas of right and wrong (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑ethical motive, ↑ethics, ↑morality • Derivationally related forms: ↑moralistic (for: ↑morality), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eth|i|cist — «EHTH uh sihst», noun. a person versed in ethics; ethician …   Useful english dictionary

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