An individual who does not conform to the thoughts, or beliefs of others. They tend to be considered very strange, but in reality, are more accomplished than many that follow the normal.
john lennon was an eccentric person in the genere of music he choose to preform during his time.
another example could be marilyn monroe.
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An individual or innate object which displays behaviour not of the norm in their respective systems.
Societal example:
A person which intentionally or unintentionally displays odd or unusual behaviour.
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(of a person or their behavior) unconventional and slightly strange.
My favorite uncle is quite eccentric.
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A person who is; Mysterious, Inane, Nonsensical, Outrageous One-side personality, all at the same time.
He's eccentric, he's always on his own doing weird stuff.
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Someone who is considered crazy or insane; someone who does not conform to society's norms.

Designating someone 'eccentric' versus 'crazy' depends on how much money they have. Eccentric behaviour is usually made possible by large amounts of money.

Being eccentric is slightly more socially acceptable than being crazy.
Person 1: Dude, that guy's crazy!
Person 2: Are you kidding me? Have you seen his mansion?? Guy's eccentric.
Person 1: Oh, well in that case.

Sir Appleton, as he now wishes to be called, planted a hundred apple trees which he now protects 24/7 with a full squadron of men dressed as the Queen's Guards. What an eccentric guy!
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