Definitions for eclecticɪˈklɛk tɪk; ɪˈklɛk tə sɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eclectic, eclecticist(adj)

    someone who selects according to the eclectic method

  2. eclectic(adj)

    selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

Wiktionary

  1. eclectic(Noun)

    Someone who selects according to the eclectic method.

  2. eclectic(Adjective)

    Selecting a mixture of what appear to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.

  3. eclectic(Adjective)

    Unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous.

  4. Origin: From éclectique, from ἐκλεκτικός, from ἐκλέγω, from ἐκ + λέγω.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eclectic(adj)

    selecting; choosing (what is true or excellent in doctrines, opinions, etc.) from various sources or systems; as, an eclectic philosopher

  2. Eclectic(adj)

    consisting, or made up, of what is chosen or selected; as, an eclectic method; an eclectic magazine

  3. Eclectic(noun)

    one who follows an eclectic method

  4. Origin: [Gr. , fr. to pick out, choose out: cf. F. clectique. See Eclogue, and cf. Elect.]


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