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nostalgia
used in 1984 by Orwell

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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
  • It was a wild, impossible notion, to be abandoned as soon as thought of; but the room had awakened in him a sort of nostalgia, a sort of ancestral memory.
    p. 96.9
  • The fragment of rhyme that Mr Charrington had taught him came back into his head, and he added half-nostalgically: "Oranges and lemons, say the bells of St Clement's!
    p. 146.4
  • He had a nostalgic vision of his corner table, with the newspaper and the chessboard and the ever-flowing gin.
    p. 293.3

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