nostalgic
adjective or noun see nostalgia

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  • nostalgic — NOSTÁLGIC, Ă, nostalgici, ce, adj. Plin de nostalgie, care predispune la nostalgie. – Din fr. nostalgique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  nostálgic adj. m., pl. nostálgici; f. sg. nostálgică, p …   Dicționar Român

  • Nostalgic — Nos*tal gic, a. [Cf. F. nostalgique.] Of or pertaining to nostalgia; affected with nostalgia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nostalgic — (adj.) 1806, from NOSTALGIA (Cf. nostalgia) + IC (Cf. ic). Related: Nostalgically …   Etymology dictionary

  • nostalgic — [adj] longingly remembering cornball*, down memory lane*, drippy*, homesick, like yesterday*, lonesome, longing, mushy*, regretful, sappy*, sentimental, sloppy, syrupy*, wistful, yearning; concepts 403,529 …   New thesaurus

  • nostalgic — [[t]nɒstæ̱lʤɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Nostalgic things cause you to think affectionately about the past. Although we still depict nostalgic snow scenes on Christmas cards, winters are now very much warmer... Somehow the place even smelt wonderfully… …   English dictionary

  • nostalgic — nos|tal|gic [nɔˈstældʒık US na: ] adj if you feel nostalgic about a time in the past, you feel happy when you remember it, and in some ways you wish that things had not changed ▪ Seeing those old school photographs has made me feel quite… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nostalgic — nos|tal|gic [ na stældʒık ] adjective 1. ) remembering happy times in the past: A lot of adults feel nostalgic about their childhood. 2. ) making someone remember happy times in the past: a nostalgic visit to their home country ╾… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nostalgic — adjective feeling or expressing a slight sadness when remembering happy events or experiences from the past: Seeing those old school photographs has made me quite nostalgic. | a nostalgic look back at the 1950s nostalgically / kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • nostalgic — UK [nɒˈstældʒɪk] / US [nɑˈstældʒɪk] adjective 1) remembering happy times in the past A lot of adults feel nostalgic about their childhood. 2) making someone remember happy times in the past a nostalgic visit to their home country Derived word:… …   English dictionary

  • nostalgic — adj. Nostalgic is used with these nouns: ↑longing, ↑look, ↑memory, ↑return, ↑yearning …   Collocations dictionary

  • nostalgic — adjective music that evokes nostalgic memories of our youth Syn: wistful, evocative, romantic, sentimental; dewy eyed, misty eyed, maudlin; homesick …   Thesaurus of popular words

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