Synonyms / Related
Definitions of hieratic:
- noun: a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
- adjective: adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal
Example: "The more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved"
- adjective: written or belonging to a cursive form of ancient Egyptian writing
Example: "Hieratic Egyptian script"
- adjective: associated with the priesthood or priests
Example: "Hieratic gestures"
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