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    hieratic

    hieratic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hieratic

    Definition
    (noun) a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
    Synonyms : hieratic script
    Definition
    (adj) associated with the priesthood or priests
    Synonyms : hieratical , priestly , sacerdotal
    Example Sentence
    • priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments
    • hieratic gestures
    Definition
    (adj) written or belonging to a cursive form of ancient Egyptian writing
    Example Sentence
    • hieratic Egyptian script
    Definition
    (adj) adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal
    Example Sentence
    • the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved
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