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[rem-uh-nuh-sen-shuh l]
  1. of or relating to reminiscence; reminiscent.
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Origin of reminiscential

1640–50; < Late Latin reminiscenti(a) reminiscence + -al1
Related formsrem·i·nis·cen·tial·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for reminiscential

Historical Examples of reminiscential

  • When I rose I was for a moment also reminiscential—but not modest.

    The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol. 1 (of 2)

    Harry Furniss

  • After a few opening remarks, he dropped into the reminiscential.

    Marse Henry (Vol. 1)

    Henry Watterson

  • "Sam was always up to some mischief," this lady once remarked in later life, when in reminiscential mood.

    Mark Twain

    Archibald Henderson

  • Trust not too much unto suggestions from Reminiscential Amulets, or artificial Memorandums.

  • Sir William made one of his characteristic, graceful little speeches, reminiscential and modest.