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reminiscent Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    remindful; evocative; redolent; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics

Rem`i*nis"cent adjective
L. reminiscens, -entis, p. pr. of reminisci to recall to mind, to recollect; pref.re- re + a word akin to mens mind, memini I remember. See Mind.
  1. Recalling to mind, or capable of recalling to mind; having remembrance; reminding one of something.
    Some other of existence of which we have been previously conscious, and are now reminiscent. Sir W. Hamilton.
Rem`i*nis"cent noun
  1. One who is addicted to indulging, narrating, or recording reminiscences.

Webster 1913