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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Rem`i*nis"cent
Recalling to mind, or capable of recalling to mind; having remembrance; reminding one of something.

Etymology: L. reminiscens -entis, p. pr. of reminisci to recall to mind, to recollect; pref. re- re + a word akin to mens mind, memini I remember. See Mind

noun Rem`i*nis"cent
One who is addicted to indulging, narrating, or recording reminiscences.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Serving to bring to mind

From Latin reminīscēns, present participle of reminīscor (“remember”), from re- (“again”) + min-, base of me-min-isse (“to remember, think over”), akin to mens (“mind”); see mental, mind, etc. Reminiscent is not connected with remember.

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

reminiscent was also found in the following language(s): Latin

Fun Facts about the name Reminiscent

  • How unique is the name Reminiscent? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Reminiscent was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
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Past life for Reminiscent born May 29, 2016

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.