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eclectic (adj) selected or selecting from various sources; combined of various types.
An eclectic style is formed by mixing a number of different styles to produce a beautiful effect. An eclectic gathering is a gathering of people, usually the best from different professions, occupations, etc.. An art gallery is eclectic if it exhibits a collection of paintings and other art pieces of different styles by different artists, usually the best among them.
- The electives Friedman chose for the completion of his graduate program are eclectic in that they are a combination of all the subjects much sought after by young persons with their eyes on bright careers.
- His eclectic way of choosing the items to eat even when there is no time irritates me and makes him and the others with him late for everything.