Many scientists have the reputation of being eccentric.
an eccentric pop star
She’s regarded as being rather eccentric.
Geniuses can often be a little eccentric, don't you think?
That guy today, he's being too eccentric - I can't keep up with him.
Nobody can help laughing at his eccentric behavior.
The collaboration between these somewhat eccentric men was filled with strain and compromise on both sides, but in the end they appear to have gotten on well.
Eccentricity is regarded as a mental condition by psychologists; this is because eccentric behaviour does not conform to the general pattern.
They had room for eccentrics who were really good at their jobs.
His eccentric behaviour lost him his job.
The English politician was very eccentric. He spoke with a posh voice and always wore pink trousers.
Most people considered him a harmless eccentric.
someone who is eccentric often behaves in slightly strange or unusual ways
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Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.