confessionally

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From confessional +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

confessionally (comparative more confessionally, superlative most confessionally)

  1. With regard to religious confession; denominationally, religiously.
    • 2011, Tim Blanning, "The reinvention of the night", Times Literary Supplement, 21 Sep 2011:
      Koslofsky speculates that it was driven by the need to find new sources of authority in a confessionally fragmented age.