- serving to commend; approving; praising.
- holding a benefice in commendam.
- held in commendam.
Origin of commendatory
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Examples from the Web for commendatory
About 250 commendatory Notices on the above Works have appeared.
He turned back to the bed, and kneeling, read the commendatory prayer.Missy
Miriam Coles Harris
Above all, in a literal and also commendatory sense of the word, was the solarium.Roman Women
Youve hit the mark, Fairbanks, were his first commendatory words.Ralph, the Train Dispatcher
But I beg you to bear in mind that I did not write the commendatory expressions in the paper.On The Blockade