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nostalgia
used in White Noise

8 uses
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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
  • Fool, you're supposed to look at me in a fond and nostalgic way, smiling ruefully.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (82% in)
  • Are we being asked to regard these things nostalgically?
    3 — Dylarama (20% in)
  • I had the curious thought that these men were nostalgic for black-and-white, their longings dominated by achromatic values, personal extremes of postwar urban gray.
    3 — Dylarama (29% in)
  • The ruin is built into the creation, I said, which shows a certain nostalgia behind the power principle, or a tendency to organize the longings of future generations.
    3 — Dylarama (56% in)
  • Murray said, "I don't trust anybody's nostalgia but my own.
    3 — Dylarama (56% in)
  • Nostalgia is a product of dissatisfaction and rage.
    3 — Dylarama (56% in)
  • The more powerful the nostalgia, the closer you come to violence.
    3 — Dylarama (56% in)
  • War is the form nostalgia takes when men are hard-pressed to say something good about their country.
    3 — Dylarama (56% in)

There are no more uses of "nostalgia" in White Noise.

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