- that summarizes: a resumptive statement.
- that tends to resume or repeat: a speech so resumptive that its point was lost.
Origin of resumptive
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Examples from the Web for resumptive
Like many of Lucian's compositions, it has what may be termed a retrospective and resumptive value.A Problem in Greek Ethics
John Addington Symonds
The drama, by its very nature, is an art traditional in form and resumptive in its subject-matter.
When it was produced, it was not novel, but resumptive, in its thought; and therefore it succeeded.