uncommendatory

commendatory

[kuh-men-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
serving to commend; approving; praising.
2.
holding a benefice in commendam.
3.
held in commendam.

Origin:
1545–55; < Late Latin commendātōrius, equivalent to commendā(re) to commend + -tōrius -tory1

noncommendatory, adjective
subcommendatory, adjective
uncommendatory, adjective

commendable, commendatory.
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