nostalgia

(redirected from nostalgically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

nos·tal·gi·a

(nos-tal'jē-ă),
The longing to return home, to a former time in one's life, or to familiar people and surroundings.
[G. nostos, a return (home), + algos, pain]

nos·tal·gi·a

(nos-tal'jē-ă)
The longing to return home, to a former time in one's life, or to familiar people and surroundings.
[G. nostos, a return (home), + algos, pain]

nostalgia

(nŏs-tăl′jē-ă) [Gr. nostos, a return home, + algos, pain]
1. Homesickness; longing to return home.
2. A longing to return to a previously experienced time or place.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Watching Andrew Dunn and Shobna Gulati reprise their roles as Tony and Anita respectively is nostalgically heartwarming.
During our conversation, Roger described quite nostalgically how becoming aware of the environment changed his life forever: "My dad worked for General Electric and when I was eight he was transferred to Arizona.
The last three poems included here, "Impressions of Africa," "On the Edge," and "Seasons on Earth," show Koch's gradual movement from a poetry "ecstatically in the present tense" toward the often nostalgically tinged pathos of much of his later work.
We see family, buy gifts, enjoy nativity plays and carol services, and become nostalgically awash with memories of Christmases past.
Heading into the last few months of the year, I can't help but look nostalgically at the summer that has faded away.
Glimpses of everyday life and a man flipping nostalgically through photo albums cleverly punctuate doc.
Nostalgically challenged priests will, if they can, feed their starving egos and the fundamentalist Catholic laity with a dose of the magical.
They identified almost nostalgically with the "old" Jew.
Putin, who has described the collapse of the Soviet Union as a ''catastrophe,'' spoke nostalgically about the Cold War: ''We are indebted to the balance of power between these two superpowers,'' he said.
I replaced the plastic "Owl" grips with larger ones I nostalgically hand carved in pecan hardwood from my pecan tree.
It is well-plotted, with wonderful prose and a setting lovingly, nostalgically and wonderfully evoked.
Houston Grand Opera celebrated Mozart's 250th birthday nostalgically by reviving its durable, 1986 production of Don Giovanni.