toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

hierarchy
used in War and Peace

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a ranking — typically by importance; or something with such a ranking — such as an organization of people
  • Anna Pavlovna greeted him with the nod she accorded to the lowest hierarchy in her drawing room.
    Book One — 1805 (6% in)
  • Such is the inevitable fate of men of action, and the higher they stand in the social hierarchy the less are they free.
    Book Ten — 1812 (0% in)

There are no more uses of "hierarchy" in War and Peace.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia ArticlePictures — Google Images®