|nostalgia (nɒˈstældʒə, -dʒɪə)|
|1.||a yearning for the return of past circumstances, events, etc|
|2.||the evocation of this emotion, as in a book, film, etc|
|3.||longing for home or family; homesickness|
|[C18: New Latin (translation of German Heimweh homesickness), from Greek nostos a return home + |
nostalgia nos·tal·gia (nŏ-stāl'jə, nə-)
A bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past.
The condition of being homesick; homesickness.