Examples from the Web for reminiscence
A scene about Townsend will slip into a reminiscence about his childhood, or a forecasting of his death.American Dreams, 2003: The Known World by Edward P. Jones|Nathaniel Rich|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The photo-sharing app that was recently sold to Facebook for a billion dollars (yes, with a “b”) also peddles in reminiscence.As Americans Yen for a More Promising Past, Obama Charges Forward|Judith Grey|June 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When a reminiscence got going in the Back Trace, nights, it worked like a freestyle morphine jazz.Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’|Lauren Elkin, Mythili Rao, Drew Toal, Nicholas Mancusi|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Elimination is your watchword, whether chucking 20th century memorabilia or relationships hinged on reminiscence.
Lois and Frank's suicide pact in the series finale—as they reminiscence about halcyon days—is a chance for peace and release.
Then a reminiscence, which had never before failed to rouse indignation in her, made her laugh.Cashel Byron's Profession|George Bernard Shaw
Sensing this drift I opened the hour of reminiscence and told some of my experiences in the jungle of southern Mexico.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
The doctrine of reminiscence is also a fragment of a former world, which has no place in the philosophy of modern times.Phaedo|Plato
I should have liked to preserve of you the reminiscence of an excellent friend.The Red Lily, Complete|Anatole France
A reminiscence of this incident is also found in Steel-Temple, No.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
British Dictionary definitions for reminiscence
Word Origin and History for reminiscence
1580s, "act of remembering," from Middle French reminiscence (14c.) and directly from Late Latin reminiscentia "remembrance, recollection" (a loan-translation of Greek anamnesis), from Latin reminiscentem (nominative reminiscens), present participle of reminisci "remember, recall to mind," from re- "again" (see re-) + minisci "to remember," from root of mens "mind," from PIE root *men- "mind, understanding, reason" (see mind (n.)). Meaning "a recollection of something past" is attested from 1811.