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Definition of "reminiscence" []

  • The act or process of recollecting past experiences or events. (noun)
  • An experience or event recollected: "Her mind seemed wholly taken up with reminiscences of past gaiety” ( Charlotte Brontë). (noun)
  • A narration of past experiences. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • An event that brings to mind a similar, former event. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reminiscence" in a sentence
  • "It was a Maxfield Parrish reminiscence from the Arabian"
  • "The cover evokes it's science fiction theme better then all the rest of the book covers and is in reminiscence if past science fiction covers."
  • "(And, on a happier note, a magic reminiscence from a tournament long ago:)"