Puritan ethic

Puritan ethic

noun
Also called Puritan work ethic.


Origin:
1970–75

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Main Entry:  puritan ethic
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a belief in and devotion to hard work, duty, thrift, self-discipline, and responsibility; also called Protestant ethic, Protestant work ethic, work ethic
Main Entry:  Puritan ethic
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See Protestant ethic
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