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ˌrɛm əˈnɪsrem·i·nisce

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  1. reminisceverb

    recall the past

    "The grandparents sat there, reminiscing all afternoon"


  1. reminisceverb

    To recall the past in a private moment, often fondly or nostalgically.

  2. reminisceverb

    To talk or write about memories of the past, especially pleasant memories.

  3. Etymology: Back-formation from reminiscence, from reminiscens, present participle of reminiscor.


  1. Reminisce

    Reminisce is a song by American recording artist Mary J. Blige from her debut album, What's the 411?. The song was co-written by Kenny Greene and Dave "Jam" Hall, the song's producer. The song contains a sample of "Stop, Look, Listen" by American rapper MC Lyte. It peaked at number fifty-seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and number six on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. A more uptempo and hip hop-inspired remix of the song, featuring duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth, later appeared on Blige's 1993 remix album of the same name.


  1. reminisce

    Reminisce refers to the act of recalling or thinking about past experiences, events, or moments in an affectionate or nostalgic manner. It involves reflecting on past memories, often with a sense of fondness, and reliving or sharing those memories with others. Reminiscing allows individuals to connect with their personal history and often brings a sense of emotional comfort or enrichment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reminisce in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reminisce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of reminisce in a Sentence

  1. John Elway:

    ( Manning) doesn't need to worry or think about retirement now, dad Archie Manning's worked too hard to get where Dad Archie Manning is now. There's no sense in talking about whether Dad Archie Manning's going to end it now or not. Dad Archie Manning has plenty of time in the off-season to reminisce and look back. Dad Archie Manning key thing is to concentrate and stay in the moment. This is what Dad Archie Manning worked for.

  2. Jim Carter:

    The( concept) is that Lord Grantham has asked Lord Grantham to reminisce about Lord Grantham time at Downton Abbey, so Lord Grantham goes back and we talk about the loves, the lives, the disasters, the tragedies, the fun of the whole six series, which is linked together by the music.

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