Hierarchical Definition

-rärkəl
adjective
Of a hierarchy.
Webster's New World
The definition of hierarchical is something that is organized in terms of rank, or where rigid distinctions of power are identified and complied with.
A military system where there are clearly defined ranks and everyone must obey people ranked above them is an example of a hierarchical system.
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Of or pertaining to an ecclesiastic or priestly order.

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Classified or arranged according to various criteria into successive ranks or grades.

It has been said that only a hierarchical society with a leisure class at the top can produce works of art. - source?
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Origin of Hierarchical

  • Compare French hiérarchique.

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