Definitions for eclecticismɪˈklɛk təˌsɪz əm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ec•lec•ti•cismɪˈklɛk təˌsɪz əm(n.)
the use or advocacy of an eclectic method.
Category: Architecture, Philosphy
an eclectic method or movement.
Category: Architecture, Common Vocabulary
Origin of eclecticism:
eclecticism, eclectic method(noun)
making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style
The quality of being eclectic
An approach to thought that draws upon multiple theories to gain complementary insights into phenomena
Any form of art that borrows from multiple other styles
theory or practice of an eclectic