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noun. ['nɔˈstældʒə'] longing for something past.
- nostalgia (Latin)
Rhymes with Nostalgia
How do you pronounce nostalgia?
Pronounce nostalgia as nɔˈstælʤə.
US - How to pronounce nostalgia in American English
UK - How to pronounce nostalgia in British English
Sentences with nostalgia
1. Noun, singular or mass
The long, gray highway has nothing on the whistle-tooting, easygoing nostalgia of a train ride.
Quotes about nostalgia
1. Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.
- John Green, Looking for Alaska
2. I think Baltimore suffers from nostalgia and it keeps us from being honest in talking about what really happened here. A place doesn't have to be perfect to be beloved, and I love this city and I love it better for seeing its flaws.
- Laura Lippman
3. Everything can be killed except nostalgia for the kingdom, we carry it in the color of our eyes, in every love affair, in everything that deeply torments and unties and tricks.
- Julio Cortazar