reminiscent

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adjective rem·i·nis·cent \-sənt\

Definition of reminiscent

  1. 1 :  of the character of or relating to reminiscence

  2. 2 :  marked by or given to reminiscence

  3. 3 :  tending to remind :  suggestive

reminiscently

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Examples of reminiscent in a Sentence

  1. I'm in a reminiscent mood.

  2. a sparkling winter day that was oddly reminiscent of summer in its cheering sunniness

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Origin and Etymology of reminiscent

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


REMINISCENT Defined for English Language Learners

reminiscent

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Definition of reminiscent for English Language Learners

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

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


REMINISCENT Defined for Kids

reminiscent

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

Definition of reminiscent for Students

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



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