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nostalgia

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Definition happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • The music makes me feel nostalgic.
nostalgic = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • My parents are sometimes nostalgic about their college days.
  • Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
    Peter De Vries
  • She speaks with nostalgia of the years her family had spent in England,
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • nostalgia = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • "Time," Doc said. He put his glasses on. "It's the only antidote for nostalgia. Just give the man time."
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • nostalgia = longing for something from the past
  • But years from now, when you're feeling nostalgic about this summer and yet can't really reminisce because of a lack of documentation, don't blame me.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • nostalgic = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • Suddenly I was nostalgic for something I'd never known.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • nostalgic = longing for something in the past
  • "They're not my sheep anymore," he said to himself, without nostalgia.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • nostalgia = longing for the way things were
  • This was such a perfect friend moment, it made her feel kind of melancholy and nostalgic.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • nostalgic = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • nostalgic = with fond memory of the past
  • Grover's music kept playing, and Ethan swayed to it, as if the song were filling him with nostalgia—a wish to see a beautiful day, to be anywhere but here.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • nostalgia = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • [She sings nostalgically:]
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story
  • nostalgically = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • Now, the truth is, that tape recorder was more than nostalgia.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • nostalgia = longing for something in the past
  • ...he found nothing that seemed worthy of his nostalgia.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • nostalgia = sentimental memories
  • Even some of the digitals do it for nostalgia's sake.
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • nostalgia = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • Some folks called it nostalgia and sadness.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
  • nostalgia = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • They spent the rest of the afternoon playing old video games like Donkey Kong and feeling nostalgic, which as a general statement, I found sad and sweet.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • nostalgic = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • attacks of nostalgia
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • nostalgia = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • But in that moment I understood what they say about nostalgia, that no matter if you're thinking of something good or bad, it always leaves you a little emptier afterward.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • nostalgia = happiness that come with the memory of good times combined with a hint of sadness that those times are over
  • He thought confusedly, finally captive in a trap of nostalgia, that perhaps if he had married her he would have been a man without war and without glory, a nameless artisan, a happy animal.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
nostalgia = longing for something past

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