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nostomania

[ nos-tuh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh ]
/ ˌnɒs təˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə /

noun

intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home.

Nearby words

nostalgist, nostalgy, nostoc, nostologic, nostology, nostomania, nostradamus, nostratic, nostril, nostro account, nostromo

Origin of nostomania

1850–55; < Greek nósto(s) a return home + -mania
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