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nostalgia

noun [U]
 
 
/nɒsˈtældʒə/
a feeling of happiness mixed with sadness when you think about things that happened in the past: his nostalgia for his college daysFeeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in somethingRemembering, reminding and reminders
Translations of “nostalgia”
in Arabic حَنين, نوستالجيا…
in Korean 향수…
in Malaysian nostalgia…
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 Vietnamese lòng hoài cổ…
in Spanish nostalgia…
in Portuguese nostalgia…
in Thai ความคิดถึง, อดีต…
in German die Nostalgie…
in Catalan nostàlgia…
in Japanese ノスタルジア…
in Indonesian nostalgia…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对往事的怀念,怀旧,念旧…
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