nostalgia nostalgia  /nɔ ˈstæl dʒə/


  • (n) longing for something past


  1. Nostalgia can serve as a powerful marketing force, as it evokes yearning for a discontinued product or even of a line of products.
  2. Ralph browsed through the New Year Greetings that he had received over the years and was filled with nostalgia.
  3. I was filled with nostalgia when I saw the cadets' mess featured in a TV program. I had spent three good years of my teenage slurping soup and feasting on tipsy pudding in that mess.


  1. ‘Girl Meets World’ & ‘The IT Crowd’: The Cost of Nostalgia

    The nostalgia trip is on. With the recent news of Disney Channel’s official order of Girl Meets World, a sequel series to Boy Meets World starring Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel reprising their roles of Cory and Topanga, the show is yet another in the growing line of reboots in television. From Arrested Development’s latest run on Netflix to The IT Crowd’s confirmed return special, audiences are ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: San Antonio Current

  2. Discarded Books, Recovered Nostalgia

    Kerry Mansfield remembers long afternoons in her elementary school's library. Tugged by nostalgia, she began photographing old books and the ephemera of the library experience.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. New Pizza Nostalgia features hand-tossed, wood-fired pies in Washington Twp.

    Pizza Nostalgia, at 57889 Van Dyke north of 26 Mile, offers seven hand-tossed specialty pizzas, ranging from classic pepperoni and Maria Margherita to the all-meat Dootz Melone with mozzarella, pepperoni, Italian sausage, ham and bacon.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

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