adjective: eclectic; adjective: Eclectic
1.deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.
“her musical tastes are eclectic”
synonyms: wide-ranging, broad-based, extensive, comprehensive, encyclopedic; More
varied, diverse, catholic, all-embracing, multifaceted, multifarious, heterogeneous, miscellaneous, assorted
“an eclectic mix of party music”
of, denoting, or belonging to a class of ancient philosophers who did not belong to or found any recognized school of
thought but selected such doctrines as they wished from various schools.
noun: eclectic; plural noun: eclectics
1. a person who derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.
late 17th century (as a term in philosophy): from Greek eklektikos, from eklegein ‘pick out,’ from ek ‘out’ + legein ‘choose.’