Definition of penitentially in English:

penitentially

adverb

  • See penitential

    • ‘In one story, a young man wanders the streets penitentially tied to his girlfriend who he drove to madness and attempted suicide by briefly deserting her for a richer woman.’
    • ‘Portia's household ‘ceremoniously’ prepares a musical welcome for her as she journeys back from her courtroom triumph, penitentially kneeling and praying at wayside crosses.’