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- n. Alternative form of eclecticism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as eclecticism.
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Also, John Doe has a point yet I do appreciate some eclectism in the blogosphere (IMHO Bee at Backreaction does it better.)
It's enough to have established them a fervent and enthusiastic fanbase and yes, there's an eclectism to their songwriting and a deftness to their guitarwork that puts them head and shoulders above most of their UK contemporaries.
It spoke volumes of the eclectism on display when the main melodic thrust came from the boom of a bass.
Highlighting / understating • Clustering / dispersing • Status inconsistency (eclectism) •
Their eclectism has influenced many acts from the seventies to the 21st century, like the french canadian groups Et cetera and Way Out in the mid-'70s, Spock's Beard, Advent and particularly Echolyn in the nineties, Finneus Gauge at the turn of the millennium.