There was something strangely exasperating, as well as strangely wearying, in these uncommanded evolutions.
It was in a corner, distinct from and uncommanded by any of the angles of the fortification.
Unnecessary fear or scruples in religion; observance of unnecessary and uncommanded rites or practices; religion without morality.
An invasion of Great Britain must always be an attempt over an uncommanded sea.
They were standing about in little groups or rushing excitedly to and fro in aimless, uncommanded activity.
Now, if the sea be uncommanded, there are obviously two ways in which an invasion may be attempted.
Nor did Napoleon even approach a solution of the problem he had set himself—invasion over an uncommanded sea.
Or as an uncommanded significant ceremony, which hath in itself some forbidden matter or manner.
Almost all christians take some uncommanded significant ceremony in swearing to be lawful.
That, in short, is the problem of invasion over an uncommanded sea.
c.1300, from Old French comander "to order, enjoin, entrust" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *commandare, from Latin commendare "to recommend, entrust to" (see commend), altered by influence of Latin mandare "to commit, entrust" (see mandate (n.)). Replaced Old English bebeodan. Related: Commanded; commanding.
c.1400, "order, command," from Old French comand (14c.), from comander (see command (v.)). Meaning "control, authority" is from mid-15c.