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rem·i·nis·cent

 (rĕm′ə-nĭs′ənt)
adj.
1. Having the quality of or containing reminiscence.
2. Inclined to engage in reminiscence.
3. Tending to recall or suggest something in the past: an evening reminiscent of happier times.

[Latin reminīscēns, reminīscent-, present participle of reminīscī, to recollect; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

rem′i·nis′cent·ly adv.

reminiscent

(ˌrɛmɪˈnɪsənt)
adj
1. (foll by: of) stimulating memories (of) or comparisons (with)
2. characterized by reminiscence
3. (of a person) given to reminiscing
[C18: from Latin reminiscī to call to mind, from re- + mēns mind]
ˌremiˈniscently adv

rem•i•nis•cent

(ˌrɛm əˈnɪs ənt)

adj.
1. awakening memories of something similar; suggestive (usu. fol. by of): a style reminiscent of Hemingway's.
2. characterized by or of the nature of reminiscence.
3. given to reminiscing.
[1755–65; < Latin reminiscent-, s. of reminiscēns, present participle of reminiscī to recollect]
rem`i•nis′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reminiscent - serving to bring to mind; "cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson; "a campaign redolent of machine politics"
mindful, aware - bearing in mind; attentive to; "ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"

reminiscent

adjective suggestive, evocative, redolent, remindful, similar a gesture somehow reminiscent of royalty

reminiscent

adjective
Tending to bring a memory, mood, or image, for example, subtly or indirectly to mind:
Translations

reminiscent

[ˌremɪˈnɪsənt] ADJ
1. (= nostalgic) → nostálgico
to be in a reminiscent moodponerse nostálgico
2. to be reminiscent ofrecordar
that bit is reminiscent of Rossiniese trozo recuerda a or tiene reminiscencia de Rossini
that's reminiscent of another old jokeeso suena a otro conocido chiste

reminiscent

[ˌrɛmɪˈnɪsənt] adj
to be reminiscent of sth → rappeler qch, faire penser à qch

reminiscent

adj
to be reminiscent of somethingan etw (acc)erinnern; a style reminiscent of Shakespeareein an Shakespeare erinnernder Stil
(= reminiscing) personin Erinnerungen versunken or vertieft; smileerinnernd; style, chapternostalgisch; to be feeling reminiscent, to be in a reminiscent moodin nostalgischer Stimmung sein; we listened to him speaking, quietly reminiscenttief in Erinnerungen versunken, hörten wir ihm zu

reminiscent

[ˌrɛmɪˈnɪsnt] adj reminiscent ofche ricorda, che fa venire in mente
References in classic literature ?
But the excitement of cutting out the Arangi had been communicated to his addled brain, and, with vague reminiscent flashes of the strength of life triumphant, he shared deliriously in this triumph of Somo by applying himself to the curing of the head that was in itself the concrete expression of triumph.
He seemed to catch the reminiscent flash in her eyes as she looked down the street, and a shadow of foreboding clouded his mind.
Many of the paragraphs will be found to be merely reminiscent of former discourses.
His voice became soft and reminiscent, and with a sigh of contentment he launched into a long rambling talk, speaking as one lost in a dream.
She did not interrupt his flow of reminiscent criticism; when he paused for breath, she said, quietly:
Barry were over that affair," concluded Anne, with reminiscent laughter.
The elder one, Morgan, was a huge man, bronzed and moustached, with a deep bass voice and an almost guttural speech, and the other, Raff, was slight and effeminate, with nervous hands and watery, washed-out gray eyes, who spoke with a faint indefinable accent that was hauntingly reminiscent of the Cockney, and that was yet not Cockney of any brand she had ever encountered.
The golden year was dying as it had lived, a beautiful and unrepentant voluptuary, and reminiscent rapture and content freighted heavily the air.
He stood with puzzled frown, reminiscent for several minutes, unsuccessful.
A delicate pathos perfumed her disconnected remarks, giving them unexpected beauty, just as in the decaying autumn woods there sometimes rise odours reminiscent of spring.
Sillerton Jackson with his reminiscent smile, "such things were pretty openly tolerated.
Somehow or other, these spring flowers, stiffly set out and with shrivelled edges--a little reminiscent of the last east wind--still seemed to him, in their perfume at any rate, to being him memories of his own country.