the yearly recurrence of the date of a past event: the tenth anniversary of their marriage. the celebration or commemoration of such a date. . returning or recurring each year; annual. pertaining to an anniversary: an anniversary gift. Abbreviation: anniv. Contemporary Examples On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion, see how the war played […]
- Anniversary reaction
a psychological reaction, as depression, occurring at a regularly fixed time and associated with the recollection of an emotionally upsetting past experience, as loss of a loved one.
- Anniversary day
noun (NZ) a day for celebrating the foundation date of one of the former Provinces
in the year of his age; in the year of her age. in the year of the world. in the year of the reign. See (def 2). Historical Examples Every one knows that there is nothing so untruthful as anno Domini, and Im convinced that neither of us is a day more than thirty. The […]