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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nostalgicadjective

    unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons


  1. nostalgicnoun

    A person who displays nostalgia for something.

  2. nostalgicadjective

    Of, having, or relating to nostalgia.

  3. nostalgicadjective

    Reminiscent of the speaker's childhood or younger years.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nostalgicadjective

    of or pertaining to nostalgia; affected with nostalgia

    Etymology: [Cf. F. nostalgique.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nostalgic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nostalgic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of nostalgic in a Sentence

  1. Social Secretary Jeremy Bernard:

    I will get nostalgic probably around 11 o'clock.

  2. Unknown:

    It's hard to be nostalgic when you can't remember anything.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Love is a multi-dimensional, multi-reality, metaphysical, immanent, transcendental, cosmic, heavenly feeling. This is the center, this spot is like a tattoo in your subconscious mind that affects consciousness in reincarnation and the wheel of samsara in nostalgic déjà vu. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Nina Stössinger:

    To pinpoint the kind of familiarity... the typeface should evoke, we also looked at pictures of old armchairs, in chair terms, we were going for a practical interpretation of a beautiful family heirloom ; durable upholstery, nothing overtly plushy or nostalgic.

  5. Kathleen Searles:

    The Andy Griffith spots seem to clearly be targeting an older demographic, nostalgic for the past, very much in line with Trump's Make America Great Again rhetoric, which recalls a simpler time in our history, at least for a very specific demographic.

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