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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of reminisci 'to remember'

reminiscent

adjective
     
rem‧i‧nis‧cent
1

reminiscent of something

reminding you of something:
a style strongly reminiscent of Virginia Woolf's novels
2 literary thinking about the past:
Her face wore a reminiscent smile.

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