Reminiscence vs. Reminiscent

By Jaxson

  • Reminiscence

    Reminiscence is the act of recollecting past experiences or events. An example of the typical use of reminiscence is when a person shares his personal stories with others or allows other people to live vicariously through stories of family, friends, and acquaintances while gaining an authentic meaningful relationship with a person. An example of reminiscence may be grandparents remembering past events with friends or their grandchildren, sharing their individual experience of what the past was like.

  • Reminiscence (noun)

    An act of remembering long-past experiences, often fondly.

  • Reminiscence (noun)

    A mental image thus remembered.

  • Reminiscent (adjective)

    of, or relating to reminiscence

  • Reminiscent (adjective)

    suggestive of an earlier event or times

  • Reminiscent (adjective)

    tending to bring some memory etc. to mind of}}

  • Reminiscent (adjective)

    Remembering; undergoing reminiscence.

  • Reminiscent (noun)

    One who is addicted to indulging, narrating, or recording reminiscences.


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