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English definition of “nostalgia”


noun [U]  /nɑˈstæl·dʒə, nə-/  /nəˈstɑl-/ us  
a feeling of pleasure and sometimes slight sadness at the same time as you think about things that happened in the past: Hearing her voice again filled him with nostalgia.
adjective  /nɑˈstæl·dʒɪk, nə-/  /nəˈstɑl-/ us  
Jenny grew nostalgic for home on Thanksgiving Day.
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