Origin of commendatory
Related formsnon·com·men·da·to·ry, adjectivesub·com·mend·a·to·ry, adjectiveun·com·mend·a·to·ry, adjective
Can be confusedcommendable commendatory
Examples from the Web for commendatory
New plates were added, and, after the manner of the time, commendatory verses.
The volume is introduced by commendatory sonnets, including one by Alexander Montgomerie.
His first work was a translation from Ovid, followed by commendatory verses prefixed to certain plays of Jonson.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature|John W. Cousin
Strengthened with commendatory letters from the Pope, they visited the English Court.Medival Byways|Louis F. Salzmann
About 250 commendatory Notices on the above Works have appeared.