Examples of nostalgia in a Sentence
- To dwell even fitfully on the past, for James, was to risk crippling nostalgia; the past was the shadow side of will and therefore must be rejected. —Jackson Lears, Nation, 26 Feb. 2007
- My own feelings were that since I'd jettisoned employment, marriage, nostalgia and swampy regret, I was now rightfully a man aquiver with possibility and purpose … —Richard Ford, Independence Day, 1995
- … the script is written in advance, around the uplifting themes of our civic religion: reconciliation, patriotism, self-sacrifice, the bond of leader and little guy, nostalgia for what is inevitably called "a simpler time." —Katha Pollitt, Nation, 22 May 1995
- Nevertheless, if one understands the nostalgia for war which marked these years of his break with America, it still remains a nostalgia that is empyreal and histrionic. Only once in his career did MacArthur lead as small a body of men as a company—one somehow feels that the idea of MacArthur, even as a boy, in command of anything less than a division verges on the ludicrous … —William Styron, "MacArthur," 8 Oct. 1964, in This Quiet Dust and Other Writings, 1982
A wave of nostalgia swept over me when I saw my childhood home.
He was filled with nostalgia for his college days.
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Dave Birkett/Carlos Monarrez Marvin Jones doesn’t have time for nostalgia.
The Mario Odyssey Switch is a perfect gift for nostalgia’s sake alone.
If Monday was for motivation, Thursday for nostalgia and Saturday for snuggling with cats, a day once devoted to church might now legitimately be spent alone in the bathtub coated in mud, a green smoothie by one’s side.
The visit also provided a little nostalgia for Taylor who reunited with fifth grade teacher Cory Williams.
Yet this event aside, the Lakers know there’s no more time for nostalgia.
The nostalgia was presumably lost on the young, sleek buyers with lacquered hair and bespoke suits from Switzerland and China that had flown in for last night’s sale.
Too bad the nostalgia is disrupted by disappointing material quality.
The lyrics tell stories of nostalgia, sweet and bitter.
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