- 1A story told about a past event remembered by the narrator: his reminiscences of his early days in ParliamentMore example sentences
- It contains heartfelt stories and reminiscences as he remembers them, triumphs and tragedies that are part and parcel of a commander's or staff officer's career.
- Their sessions had lost much of the earlier intensity, devolving at times into long reminiscences - war stories, if you will - that had the effect of fleshing out and humanizing the mere facts with which they had plied her.
- Someday, this car, too, is likely to evoke the affection, the stories, and the reminiscences that the restored 240Z did when I took it to a Kool & the Gang concert this summer.
- 1.1 [mass noun] The enjoyable recollection of past events: his story made me smile in reminiscenceMore example sentences
- It still makes me smile in reminiscence, seeing the look on a young kid's face when you drag him off the floor while the band plays on.
- I bet that anyone who has passed this stage, will, at this point have a faint smile of fond reminiscence.
- I smiled in reminiscence as I ran my hands over it.
- 1.2 (reminiscences) A collection in literary form of incidents that someone remembers.More example sentences
- We read his reminiscences of travel to many different parts of the globe.
- William James quoting from the childhood reminiscences of Ballard, a deaf mute, and Laura Brigman's case, a blind-deaf mute, however, illustrate the two points aptly enough.
- ‘Self-effacing’ is a not a term that many would apply to Menzies, but his reminiscences could be described as such.
- 2A characteristic of one thing that is suggestive of another: his first works are too full of reminiscences of earlier poetryMore example sentences
- The terraced square of rough stone blocks follows the terrain, suggesting an odd reminiscence of prehistoric megaliths.
late 16th century (denoting the action of remembering): from late Latin reminiscentia, from Latin reminisci 'remember'.
More definitions of reminiscenceDefinition of reminiscence in:
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