Definition: able to control by influence, authority, or dignity; dominating

Synonyms: authoritative, imperious, lordly

Balancing Qualities: Caring, Compassionate

• Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression. — Mark Helprin (1947-) American-Israeli novelist
• None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone. — Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881) Scottish essayist

Symbols: 1) the scepter; 2) clubs [the suit in cards]