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reminiscing

[ rem-uh-nis-ing ]
/ ˌrɛm əˈnɪs ɪŋ /
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noun
the act of recalling past experiences or events, especially with pleasure or nostalgia: The benefits of reminiscing are widely recognized as having a positive effect on the emotional well-being of elderly people.
adjective
engaged in or expressing such recollection: The reminiscing narrator sprinkles the narrative with self-conscious comments like "I remember" or "Funny, the things you remember."
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Origin of reminiscing

reminisc(e) + -ing1 for the noun; reminisc(e) + -ing2 for the adjective
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