reminiscential love

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Reminiscent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to reminiscence, or remembrance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to reminiscence or recollection.

Etymologies

From Late Latin reminiscentia + -al. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I used up all my ambiguous terms over that daub he bought in the Piazza di Spagna -- 'reminiscential' of half a dozen worthless things, 'suggestive,' etc.

    Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories

  • "reminiscential" (as Sir Thomas Browne would say) notes, taken on that journey itself.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Whenever the ghost of "poor dear papa," in a reminiscential form, was made to walk the earth again, I would be avenged for all the quips and jibes which Mawley had formerly selected me to receive!

    She and I, Volume 2 A Love Story. A Life History.

  • Becky's dubious adventure has its climax, it tends towards a conclusion, and the final scene cannot be recalled and summarized in his indirect, reminiscential manner.

    The Craft of Fiction

  • "Sam was always up to some mischief," this lady once remarked in later life, when in reminiscential mood.

    Mark Twain

  • After a few opening remarks, he dropped into the reminiscential.

    Marse Henry : an autobiography,

  • Soldierlike — monosyllabic — in his official and business dealings he threw aside all formality and reserve in his social intercourse, delightfully reminiscential, indeed a capital story teller.

    Marse Henry : an autobiography,

  • In a vein colloquial and reminiscential, not ambitious, let me recall some impressions which these have left upon the mind of one who long ago reached and turned the corner of the Scriptural limitation; who, approaching fourscore, does not yet feel painfully the frost of age beneath the ravage of time's defacing waves.

    Marse Henry : an autobiography,

  • Gentiles and Jews, the young deacon's apology, while undoubtedly reminiscential in methods and ideas of Origen and the earlier

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • “Sam was always up to some mischief,” this lady once remarked in later life, when in reminiscential mood.

    Mark Twain

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