eccentric

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eccentric

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eccentric

PSYCHOLOGY 

adjective Referring to eccentricity 

Synonyms Kooky, odd, quirky, wacky 

noun A person whose behaviour or mannerisms are generally regarded as several standard deviations from an accepted norm.

Society often distinguishes the eccentric from the insane based on wealth–i.e., eccentrics are often rich, harmless, amusing; the insane are poor, potentially dangerous and anything but amusing. 

Synonyms Kook, nutter 

Reference http://listverse.com/2009/03/15/10-incredibly-eccentric-people/

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