Reminiscence

Rem`i*nis"cence

(r?m`?-n?s"sens), n. [F. rminiscence, L. reminiscentia.] 1. The act or power of recalling past experience; the state of being reminiscent; remembrance; memory.
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The other part of memory, called reminiscence, which is the retrieving of a thing at present forgot, or but confusedly remembered.
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I forgive your want of reminiscence, since it is long since I saw you.
Sir W. Scott.
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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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Syn. -- Remembrance; recollection. See Memory.
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