Definition of ethopoetic in English:

ethopoetic

adjective

  • That represents a person's character or manners; of the nature of ethopoeia. Chiefly with reference to ancient Greek drama.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From Byzantine Greek ἠθοποιητικός expressive of character (apparently only attested in the adverb ἠθοποιητικῶς) from ἦθος character + ποιητικός.

Pronunciation

ethopoetic

/ˌiːθə(ʊ)pəʊˈɛtɪk/