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nostalgias, plural;
  1. A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations
    • - I was overcome with acute nostalgia for my days in college
  2. The evocation of these feelings or tendencies, esp. in commercialized form
    • - an evening of TV nostalgia

  1. longing for something past
  2. (nostalgic) unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons
  3. The term nostalgia describes a yearning for the past, often in idealized form. The word is a learned formation of a Greek compounds, consisting of νόστος, nóstos, "returning home", a Homeric word, and ἄλγος, álgos, "pain" or "ache". ...
  4. Nostalgia may refer to
  5. (nostalgia), is a 38 minute 1971 film by artist Hollis Frampton (1936–1984). The film is composed of still black and white photographs taken by Frampton during his early artistic explorations which are slowly burned on the element of a hot plate, while the soundtrack offers personal comments on ...
  6. First appearing in Romania under the name Visul ("The Dream") in 1989 with Cartea Româneasca Publishing House, having been mangled by censors, it appeared in its full form as Nostalgia in 1993 under Humanitas. It was thereafter translated into French, German. Hungarian. ...
  7. (Nostalgias) Palumbo’s was an entertainment complex in Italian Market section of South Philadelphia, Palumbo’s included a banquet hall, Nostalgia’s Restaurant and the Click Club.
  8. A longing for home or familiar surroundings; homesickness; A bittersweet yearning for the things of the past; Reminiscence of the speaker's childhood or younger years
  9. (nostalgic) A person who displays nostalgia for something; Of, having, or relating to nostalgia; Reminiscent of the speaker's childhood or younger years
  10. (Nostalgic) A romantic and natural elegance. You feel best in comfortable and feminine things.
  11. (nostalgic) yearning for some past period
  12. a longing for things no longer present, coined in the seventeenth century originally to mean homesick, from Greek terms nostos, or homecoming and algos, or distress.
  13. What happens to a traumatic memory after it takes a trip to the plastic surgeon.
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  15. A form of memory re-modelling to enhance the resources of past memories by an editing process which usually happens accidentally.
  16. a longing for a place you wouldn't move back to.
  17. comes from Greek nostos "homeward journey, return home" and algos "pain" - with the word nostos originally referring to the journey of Odysseus and the heroes from Troy. And if you have a yen, well, you will be surprised about the history of the word. ...
  18. n.: The good old days multiplied by a bad memory.
  19. the temporary reappearance of older fads embraced with renewed enthusiasm.
  20. 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 time or place.
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