Word of the Week....NOSTALGIC

Meaning: Having or bringing a sad feeling mixed with pleasure when you think of happy times in the past.

Example: People are nostalgic for the good old days.

Related/similar words: Homesick Sentimental Wistful Regretful

Etymology: 1782

In medical writings, "relating to, characteristic of, or affected with nostalgia, homesick”.

From Greek algos "pain, grief, distress".