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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.
nostalgic
adjective  /nɑˈstæl·dʒɪk, nə-/  /nəˈstɑl-/ us  
Jenny grew nostalgic for home on Thanksgiving Day.
Translations of “nostalgia”
in Korean 향수…
in Arabic حَنين, نوستالجيا…
in French nostalgie…
in Turkish geçmişe duyulan aşırı özlem, nostalji…
in Italian nostalgia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對往事的懷念,懷舊,念舊…
in Russian ностальгия…
in Polish nostalgia…
in Spanish nostalgia…
in Portuguese nostalgia…
in German die Nostalgie…
in Catalan nostàlgia…
in Japanese ノスタルジア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对往事的怀念,怀旧,念旧…
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