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nos·tal·gi·a

 (nŏ-stăl′jə, nə-)
n.
1. A bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past.
2. The condition of being homesick; homesickness.

[Greek nostos, a return home; see nes- in Indo-European roots + -algia.]

nos·tal′gic (-jĭk) adj.
nos·tal′gi·cal·ly adv.
nos·tal′gist n.
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nostalgic

(nɒˈstældʒɪk)
adj
of or characterized by nostalgia
n
a person who indulges in nostalgia
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nostalgic - unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons
desirous, wishful - having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
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nostalgic

adjective sentimental, longing, emotional, homesick, wistful, maudlin, regretful I got nostalgic the other night and dug out my old photos.
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Translations
حَنيني إلى الوَطَن
nostalgický
honvágytól szenvedõnosztalgikus
nostalgískur, angurvær
nostalgický
geçmişe özleme aitnostaljik

nostalgic

[nɒsˈtældʒɪk] ADJnostálgico
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nostalgic

[nɒˈstældʒɪk] adj [trip, memory, song, book] → nostalgique
to be nostalgic [person] → être nostalgique
to be nostalgic about sth → avoir la nostalgie de qch
to be nostalgic for sth → avoir la nostalgie de qch
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nostalgic

adjnostalgisch; (= wistful)wehmütig; to feel/be nostalgic for or about somethingsich nach etw zurücksehnen
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nostalgic

[nɒsˈtældʒɪk] adjnostalgico/a
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nostalgia

(noˈstӕldʒə) noun
a longing for past times. She felt a great nostalgia for her childhood.
noˈstalgic adjective
noˈstalgically adverb
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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