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nostalgia

noun nos·tal·gia
\nä-ˈstal-jə, nə-, n-; nə-ˈstäl-\

Medical Definition of NOSTALGIA

1
:  the state of being homesick
2
:  a wistful or excessively sentimental sometimes abnormal yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition
nos·tal·gic \-jik\ adjective
nos·tal·gi·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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