Nostomania



[nos-tuh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh] /ˌnɒs təˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə/

noun
1.
intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home.
noun

an overwhelming homesickness; a passion for nostalgia
Word Origin

Greek nostos ‘homecoming’

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