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nos·tal·gia

–noun

1.a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time.

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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2010

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Main Entry: nos·tal·gia
Pronunciation: \nä-ˈstal-jə, nə- also nȯ-, nō-; nə-ˈstäl-\
Function: noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek nostos return home + New Latin -algia; akin to Greek neisthai to return, Old English genesan to survive, Sanskrit nasate he approaches
Date: 1729
A wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition

Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary, © 2002 Merriam-Webster, Inc.


Rain has always been the strongest catalyst of nostalgia for me. What makes you nostalgic?

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nostalgia. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 15, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/nostalgia

nostalgia. (2010). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.

Retrieved March 15, 2010, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nostalgia

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