Word of the day - Eclectic

eclectic [pron.: a-klek-tik]
(adjective / noun)

plural: eclectics


  1. 1.
    deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources; a person who does so.
    synonyms:wide-ranging, wide, broad, universal, varied, diverse,
    broad-ranging, extensive,comprehensive, encyclopaedic, general...
  2. 2.
    denoting or belonging to a class of ancient philosophers who did not belong to or found any recognized school of thought but selected doctrines from various schools of thought.

Eg.: The students of that Arts college are an eclectic group. They hardly all agree on on topic.
Eg.: Their home is furnished with many eclectically collected items.
Eg.: The photographer's recent exhibition has an eclectic collection of all her travels. 
Word of the day - Eclectic Word of the day - Eclectic Reviewed by Devanshi on January 13, 2016 Rating: 5

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