It was a sort of hierarchic organization, of which the rules were most rigidly enforced.
I have already given one example in the hierarchic title "Science."
I suppose, also, that Schneeweiss had imagined that I was quite imbued with hierarchic views.
We are hierarchic to this day, kept down by those who are supported by thoughts.
What a decidedly antipapal character did the Church, which retained most of the hierarchic usages, nevertheless assume!
For with the acceptance of the hierarchic ideas the prestige of their martyr grew day by day.
Then he took the hierarchic side resolutely; in contradiction to the Constitutions, he appealed to the Pope.
Church government, as humanized in the sects, has taken forms other than the hierarchic.
1680s, from Medieval Latin hierarchicus, from hierarchia (see hierarchy). Hierarchical is from 1580s.