hieratical hieratical

Definition(s):

  • (adj) associated with the priesthood or priests

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. From Constantine onward, the Christian emperors preferred flat hieratical art, especially mosaics, whose multiplicity of shapes suited a power based on ceremony.
  2. The sculpture of high Angkor tends to be more severe, hieratical and augustly withdrawn than the earlier work.
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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /