a female protagonist, as in a novel or play, whose attitudes and behavior are not typical of a conventional .
a person who rules or has authority in sacred matters; high priest. a person having high position or considerable authority. one of a body of officials or minor priests in certain ancient Greek temples. Historical Examples Will the hierarch and the elder brothers think I am strong enough and fit enough for the duties of […]
of, belonging to, or characteristic of a . Contemporary Examples She explained that in Rome, they are more accustomed to the hierarchical politics. Nuns React Differently to Vatican’s Condemnation Barbie Latza Nadeau, Jesse Ellison June 7, 2012 In as hierarchical a country as India, this is rather radical. A Passage to Literature! William Dalrymple January […]
any system of persons or things ranked one above another. government by ecclesiastical rulers. the power or dominion of a hierarch. an organized body of ecclesiastical officials in successive ranks or orders: the Roman Catholic hierarchy. one of the three divisions of the angels, each made up of three orders, conceived as constituting a graded […]
hierarchical principles, rule, or influence. Historical Examples Christianity has two great adversaries: hierarchism and rationalism. History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2 J. H. Merle D’Aubign There is no safety either for man or for society in hierarchism and rationalism. History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century (Volume 1) J. H. […]