nostomania

nostomania

[nos-tuh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh]
noun
intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home.

Origin:
1850–55; < Greek nósto(s) a return home + -mania

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Main Entry:  nostomania
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an overwhelming homesickness; a passion for nostalgia
Etymology:  Greek nostos 'homecoming'
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