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1. nostalgic

adjective. ['nɔˈstældʒɪk'] unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons.

Synonyms

  • desirous

Antonyms

  • unambitious
  • undesiring

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • nostalgia (English)
  • nostalgia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nostalgic

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Example sentences of the word nostalgic


1. Adjective
Parks are sufficiently varied to satisfy roller-coaster hounds, curious young visitors and nostalgic grown-ups.

Quotes containing the word nostalgic


1. I get nostalgic for British negativity. There is an inherent hope and positive drive to New Yorkers. When you go back to Britain, everybody is just running everything down. It's like whatever the opposite of a hug is.
- John Oliver

2. I don't listen to punk any more, unless it's right before I play. Not that I don't like it, it's nostalgic. But, it's for kids and it should be... it's not art, it's expression.
- Tom DeLonge

3. There are a few moments in your life when you are truly and completely happy, and you remember to give thanks. Even as it happens you are nostalgic for the moment, you are tucking it away in your scrapbook.
- David Benioff, When the Nines Roll Over and Other Stories

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