Reminiscence

Definition of Reminiscence

Rem`i`nis´cence   Pronunciation: r?m`?-n?s´sens
n.1.The act or power of recalling past experience; the state of being reminiscent; remembrance; memory.
The other part of memory, called reminiscence, which is the retrieving of a thing at present forgot, or but confusedly remembered.
- South.
I forgive your want of reminiscence, since it is long since I saw you.
- Sir W. Scott.
2.That which is remembered, or recalled to mind; a statement or narration of remembered experience; a recollection; as, pleasing or painful reminiscences.

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anamnesis, anecdotes, commitment to memory, exercise of memory, flashback, hindsight, learning by heart, looking back, memoir, memoirs, memories, memorization, memorizing, memory, recall, recalling, recollecting, recollection, reconsideration, reexperiencing, reflection, reflections, reliving, remembering, remembrance, retrospect, retrospection, review, revival, rote, rote memory, study, youth
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