Catholic vs. Eclectic

Catholic vs. Eclectic — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Catholic and Eclectic

Catholicadjective

Of broad or liberal scope; comprehensive

"The 100-odd pages of formulas and constants are surely the most catholic to be found" (Scientific American).

Eclecticadjective

Selecting or employing individual elements from a variety of sources, systems, or styles

an eclectic taste in music.an eclectic approach to managing the economy.

Catholicadjective

Including or concerning all humankind; universal

"what was of catholic rather than national interest" (J.A. Froude).

Eclecticadjective

Made up of or combining elements from a variety of sources

"a popular bar patronized by an eclectic collection of artists, writers, secretaries and aging soldiers on reserve duty" (Curtis Wilkie).

Catholicadjective

Of or involving the Roman Catholic Church.

Eclecticnoun

One that follows an eclectic method.

Catholicadjective

Of or relating to the universal Christian church.

Eclecticadjective

Selecting a mixture of what appears to be best of various doctrines, methods or styles.

Catholicadjective

Of or relating to the ancient undivided Christian church.

Eclecticadjective

Unrelated and unspecialized; heterogeneous.

Catholicadjective

Of or relating to those churches that have claimed to be representatives of the ancient undivided church.

Eclecticnoun

Someone who selects according to the eclectic method.

Catholicnoun

A member of a Catholic church, especially a Roman Catholic.

Eclecticnoun

someone who selects according to the eclectic method

Catholicadjective

Universal; all-encompassing.

Eclecticadjective

selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

Catholicadjective

Pertaining to all kinds of people and their range of tastes, proclivities etc.; liberal.

Catholicadjective

alternative case form of Catholic

Catholicnoun

a member of a Catholic church

Catholicadjective

of or relating to or supporting Catholicism;

the Catholic Church

Catholicadjective

free from provincial prejudices or attachments;

catholic in one's tastes