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nostalgic

adjective uk   /nɒsˈtæl.dʒɪk/ us    /nɑːˈstæl-/
C2 feeling happy and also slightly sad when you think about things that happened in the past: Talking about our old family holidays has made me feel quite nostalgic. We'll take a nostalgic look at the musical hits of the '60s.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingMemory and memories
nostalgically
adverb uk   /-dʒɪ.kəl.i/ us  
to look back/talk/think nostalgicallyFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingMemory and memories
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