Origin of repentant
Examples from the Web for repentantly
"I'm sure I don't know why I should have expected you to hear of him," declared the lady, repentantly.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
“I would have done so had I apprehended danger,” she repentantly answered.The Shadow of Ashlydyat|Mrs. Henry Wood
In this hour of tribulation, France has turned devoutly and repentantly to religion.War Days in Brittany|Elsie Deming Jarves
Una crept away to her room and cried over this, but Mary hunted her out, hugged her repentantly and implored forgiveness.Rainbow Valley|Lucy Maud Montgomery
"Dearest, I wasn't making fun of you," cried Anne repentantly.Anne Of Avonlea|Lucy Maud Montgomery
early 13c., from Old French repentant "penitent" (12c.), present participle of repentir (see repent).