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reminiscent

adjective rem·i·nis·cent \-sənt\

: reminding you of someone or something else : similar to something else

: thinking about the past : having many thoughts of the past

Full Definition of REMINISCENT

1
:  of the character of or relating to reminiscence
2
:  marked by or given to reminiscence
3
:  tending to remind :  suggestive
rem·i·nis·cent·ly adverb
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Examples of REMINISCENT

  1. I'm in a reminiscent mood.
  2. <a sparkling winter day that was oddly reminiscent of summer in its cheering sunniness>

Origin of REMINISCENT

Latin reminiscent-, reminiscens, present participle of reminisci to remember, from re- + -minisci (akin to Latin ment-, mens mind) — more at mind
First Known Use: 1765

Rhymes with REMINISCENT

REMINISCENT Defined for Kids

reminiscent

adjective rem·i·nis·cent \ˌre-mə-ˈni-sənt\

Definition of REMINISCENT for Kids

:  being a reminder of something else <The movie's style is reminiscent of old westerns.>

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