NOSTALGIA

noun. 1. a wanting to return to a formative time or state of life recollected as being better than the current in some manner. 2. a wanting to return to a place to that one feels emotionally tied to.

NOSTALGIA: "Nostalgia tends to affect some people more than others- those with strong ties to such are often referred to as living in the past."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NOSTALGIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nostalgia/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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