View Full Version : what does nostalgia mean

08-15-2004, 08:29 AM
i no it sounds dumb but everyone keeps saying it and it does my head in WHAT DOES IT MEAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Evil Dark Jedi
08-15-2004, 08:42 AM
Who knows let me get a dictionary

*Gets off seat and gets a dictionary and looks through the n section*

Ok it means:

nostalgia :

a longing and desire for home,family and friends,or the past

From The Handy Macquarie Dictionary

08-15-2004, 11:28 AM
Notalgia: Noun, Yearning for the past

Origin: 18th Century, from Greek nostos , meaning home coming

From the Chamber's 21st Century Dictionary

If you still don't understand, it's like wanting to live moments that haoppened in the past or wanting to be somewhere.

Noun: Nostalgia
Verb: Nostalgic
Adjective: Nostalgically

From Sabretooth's Knowledge of English (and Skarjan) Literature

08-15-2004, 12:14 PM
www.dictionary.com :D

I use it all the time! :p

08-15-2004, 01:18 PM
And if you want a really really lamens terms definetion, Remembering and enjoying the good memories.

08-15-2004, 01:24 PM
thanks everyone

ET Warrior
08-16-2004, 04:02 AM
Question answered....

move along people, nothing to see here.