"It is very neatly made," returned Mrs. Forbes repressively.
"I never have whisky in the house," said Miss Coppinger repressively.
early 15c., from Middle French repressif, from Latin repress-, past participle stem of reprimere (see repress). Related: Repressively.
repressive re·pres·sive (rĭ-prěs'ĭv)adj. Causing or inclined to cause repression.