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1. reminiscence

noun. ['ˌrɛməˈnɪsəns'] the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort).

Synonyms

  • reconstruction
  • remembering
  • recall
  • reconstructive memory
  • recollection
  • reproduction
  • mind
  • regurgitation
  • memory

Antonyms

  • give
  • issue
  • neglect
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • reminiscentiae (Latin)
  • reminiscens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reminiscence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

2. reminiscence

noun. ['ˌrɛməˈnɪsəns'] a mental impression retained and recalled from the past.

Antonyms

  • intellectual

Etymology

  • reminiscentiae (Latin)
  • reminiscens (Latin)

Sentences with reminiscence


1. Verb, base form
Coming up with a charming or humorous epitaph can be a great way to reminiscence about fond memories and lift the grief over the loss.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Many of the elderly residents have cognitive impairment or dementia, so visiting places they've been before is a form of reminiscence therapy that can do wonders for their quality of life.

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