Definition of eclecticism in English:

eclecticism

noun

mass noun
  • 1The practice of deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.

    ‘the eclecticism of his work consciously reflects his upbringing’
    ‘we've demonstrated an appetite for musical eclecticism’
  • 2

    (also Eclecticism)
    Philosophy
    The theories or methods of the ancient Eclectic philosophers, who did not belong to or found any recognized school of thought but selected doctrines from various schools of thought.

    ‘there was a double movement going on, towards Eclecticism on the one side, and towards Scepticism on the other side’

Pronunciation

eclecticism

/ɪˈklɛktɪsɪz(ə)m/