Related formsre·sump·tive·ly, adverbun·re·sump·tive, adjective
Examples from the Web for resumptive
When it was produced, it was not novel, but resumptive, in its thought; and therefore it succeeded.
The drama, by its very nature, is an art traditional in form and resumptive in its subject-matter.
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