Nostalgic (adjective)

  1. Feeling or inspiring nostalgia; longing for the past.
  2. Feeling or showing nostalgia; longing for the past.


Mid 18th century: from greek nostos "return home" + algos "pain".


  1. The old photograph made her feel nostalgic for her childhood.
  2. He had a nostalgic longing for the days of his youth.
  3. The song had a nostalgic feel to it, evoking memories of the past.
  4. The movie was a nostalgic look back at the 1950s.
  5. He was feeling nostalgic for the simpler times of his childhood.
Some random words: oedipal, disconnection, cigarette