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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.
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Unfortunately, Aquarians and Nostalgists alike are assaulting those who support the sound and commonsense notion that we should judge the quality of education by what and how well children actually learn.
Far from being out of date, the most trendy, up-to-date thing to be at present is a nostalgist. Gil Pender, the self-effacing devotee of Cole Porter and the Lost Generation is, I believe, a hero of our times.
When he's not reveling in the role of prickly curmudgeon, Lauria shifts easily into other guises, like the wide-eyed nostalgist and even, occasionally, the supportive dad.
Garci is Spanish cinema's supreme nostalgist, so pic actually looks and feels as though it were made 40 years ago, right down to the sprightly soundtrack and the over-applied fades to black.
The "Valley" of pic's title is none other than Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, favored location of that other 1970s nostalgist, Paul Thomas Anderson.
"It's no longer possible to survive in the TV biz as a little indie," says Solomon, who is no nostalgist. "You have to have assets and leverage."
And we should not blind ourselves to the fact that the architectural modernists have, from the beginning, conceived architecture as a part of social engineering, projecting a new and transnational order in place of our old forms of membership, and condemning their opponents as reactionaries and nostalgists. Ask almost any successful architect where he or she stands politically, and the answer will be some version of the "progress" idea, bound up with all the fashionable causes of the Left.
There will even be a headphone jack for nostalgists.
Even the most ardent '80s nostalgists may wonder at a certain point how many 'Breakfast Club' shutouts and Smiths T-shirts are enough.
As the pettiness and immaturity of the feud between Mourinho and Paul Pogba escalated, ex-players and nostalgists were queuing up to lament, falling over themselves to say this was not the way Manchester United do things.
NEW YORK (AFP) - As perhaps the biggest living legend of rock, Paul McCartney would raise few eyebrows if he stayed in a comfort zone of rehashing Beatles tunes to adoring nostalgists.