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Difference between Eclectic, Esoteric and Exoteric

Eclectic means the best of something from many sources.

  • With music from Bach to the Beatles, the show was clearly eclectic.

Esoteric means confined to or understood by just a few people.

  • The author’s use of esoteric language can deter the reader.

Exoteric means suitable for all.

  • She designs and writes books for an exoteric audience.