nostalgic

[no-stal-jik nuh]
adjective
experiencing or exhibiting nostalgia, a sentimental or wistful yearning for the happiness felt in a former place, time, or situation.

Origin:
nostalg(ia) + -ic

nostalgically, adverb
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nostalgic (nɒˈstældʒɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or characterized by nostalgia
 
n
2.  a person who indulges in nostalgia

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nostalgic
1806, from nostalgia.
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Example sentences
But a growing number of photographers are feeling nostalgic for the days of
  film.
My nostalgic emotional attachment made this a powerful and persistent model.
His dad is nostalgic.
It was very nostalgic and slightly wistful, all being back together.
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