Reminiscence - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌremɪˈnɪsns|  American pronunciation of the word reminiscence
Brit.  |rɛmɪˈnɪs(ə)ns|  British pronunciation of the word reminiscence


- a mental impression retained and recalled from the past
- the process of remembering (especially the process of recovering information by mental effort) (syn: recall, recollection)


...his reminiscences about the war were painful to hear...

...we wondered whether she could trust her reminiscence of events that happened so long ago...

Word forms

singular: reminiscence
plural: reminiscences
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