As adjectives the difference between wistful and reminiscent
is that wistful
is full of yearning or longing while reminiscent
is of, or relating to reminiscence.
As a noun reminiscent is
one who is addicted to indulging, narrating, or recording reminiscences.
full of yearning or longing
sad and thoughtful
- His eyes grew wistful as he recalled his university days.
* (thoughtful sadness) (l)
of, or relating to reminiscence
suggestive of an earlier event or times
tending to bring some memory etc. to mind
Remembering; undergoing reminiscence.
* Sir W. Hamilton
- The epidermal cells of the capsule wall of Jubulopsis'', with nodose "trigones" at the angles, are very reminiscent of what one finds in ''Frullania spp.
- Some other state of existence, of which we have been previously conscious, and are now reminiscent .
One who is addicted to indulging, narrating, or recording reminiscences.