hierarchic hierarchic


  • (adj) classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers



  1. It was just such a Figaro-like nation, he says, young and insolent, that was able to teach France's two great traditions to the world: the hierarchic and the libertarian.
  2. Except for the glint of halos, the figures in this youthful Madonna, despite their hierarchic gestures, are close kin to flesh and blood.
  3. It is only fair now that PTI turn its imagination loose and trip down the hierarchic stairs through the also-rans, and even into the never-weres.


  1. In a diary of his cinematic journey, Malle said his Indian films expressed a coming to terms with "the vivid presence of an ancient civilization where order prevailed, a certain order, unjust, hierarchic, sufficiently subtle to fragment society into...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Louis Malle Source: Calcutta Telegraph

  2. "I've tried to build a model that is not hierarchical, where one guy is in charge and everyone else is functioning based on that model," Braxton says. "Which I respect; I'm not in any way denigrating mono-hierarchic modelling. But tricentric...
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Anthony Braxton Source: Straight.com

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