reminiscences


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rem·i·nis·cence

 (rĕm′ə-nĭs′əns)
n.
1. The act or process of recollecting past experiences or events.
2. An experience or event recollected: "Her mind seemed wholly taken up with reminiscences of past gaiety" (Charlotte Brontë).
3. often reminiscences A narration of past experiences.
4. An event that brings to mind a similar, former event.
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reminiscences

plural noun recollections, memories, reflections, retrospections, reviews, recalls, memoirs, anecdotes, remembrances Here I am boring you with my reminiscences.
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reminiscences

[ˌrɛmɪˈnɪsənsɪz] nplréminiscences fpl
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The lobster was instantly surrounded by a halo of pleasing reminiscences, and curiosity about `the charming young ladies' diverted his mind from the comical mishap.
It was itself like a great human heart, with a life of its own, and full of rich and sombre reminiscences.
Not so with our old Inspector One brief sigh sufficed to carry off the entire burden of these dismal reminiscences.
His face was deeply brown and burnt, making his white teeth dazzling by the contrast; while in the deep shadows of his eyes floated some reminiscences that did not seem to give him much joy.
And then among them some one would "take a shine" to him, and they would go off together and travel for a week, exchanging reminiscences.
I tried to think of some non-committal thing to say, to keep up my end of the talk, and render my poverty in the matter of reminiscences as little noticeable as possible, but I seemed to be about out of non-committal things.
Don't tell the whole village about it, if we did," said the mother, interrupting the reminiscences of this experienced voyager.
Her mind seemed wholly taken up with reminiscences of past gaiety, and aspirations after dissipations to come.
Micawber, and hear reminiscences of her papa and mama.
These reminiscences lasted until they reached the house and went together to Agatha's room.
They have become stout and tedious, and when I meet them, they go in at once for reminiscences.
For something of this nature I had indeed been prepared, no less by his letter, than by reminiscences of certain boyish traits, and by conclusions deduced from his peculiar physical conformation and temperament.