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nostalgia

nos·tal·gia

nostalgia

 
 
pronunciation:
n stael j
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part of speech: noun
definition: sentimental remembrance of or longing for people, places, possessions, or experiences of the past.
Looking through his old letters and photographs filled him with nostalgia.Nostalgia is what brings many former students back for their school reunions.
derivations: nostalgic (adj.), nostalgically (adv.)
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The word nostalgia contains the following part:
alg, algo, -algia Greek root that means pain