1. hierarchical

adjective. ['ˌhaɪˈrɑːrkəkəl'] classified according to various criteria into successive levels or layers.


  • ranked
  • hierarchal
  • vertical
  • class-conscious
  • hierarchic
  • graded
  • gradable


  • unstratified
  • unerect
  • horizontal
  • inclined

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Words that Rhyme with Hierarchical

  • anarchical

Example sentences of the word hierarchical

1. Adjective
Bloom's Taxonomy is a hierarchical model of learning objectives that can help you build your lesson plan.

Quotes containing the word hierarchical

1. I don't think I could ever work in such a blatantly hierarchical corporate setting. I know that everyone in this world is not equal, but I can't bear environments that make this truth so obvious.
- Peter Cameron, Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You

2. We are the same, you and I. Whether samurai or night-hawk, the Suruga Dainagon or member of the Toudouza, it makes no difference. My sword is the proof...."These words, wrung from the very depths of his soul, surprised even Seigen himself. He had not risen in the world merely in order to satisfy his ambition, but in order to repudiate hierarchical society and the fixed class system.
- Takayuki Yamaguchi, シグルイ 15