Hierarchy vs Penchant - What's the difference?

hierarchy | penchant |


As nouns the difference between hierarchy and penchant

is that hierarchy is a body of authoritative officials organized in nested ranks while penchant is taste, liking, or inclination (for).

hierarchy

English

Noun

(hierarchies)
  • A body of authoritative officials organized in nested ranks.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist), author=Lexington
  • , title= Keeping the mighty honest , passage=The [Washington] Post's proprietor through those turbulent [Watergate] days, Katharine Graham, held a double place in Washington’s hierarchy : at once regal Georgetown hostess and scrappy newshound, ready to hold the establishment to account.}}
  • Any group of objects ranked so that every one but the topmost is subordinate to a specified one above it.
  • penchant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • taste, liking, or inclination (for)
  • He has a penchant for fine wine.

    Synonyms

    * desire