syncretic - definition and synonyms

adjective
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    combining different, often contradictory beliefs, while blending practices of various schools of thought

    syncretic religions

    Submitted by Sonali Saxena from India on 26/07/2015
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    linguistics combining different inflectional varieties of a word during the development of a language

    Modern English is a syncretic language.

    Submitted by Sonali Saxena from India on 26/07/2015