Wondering about the definition of nostomania? Keep reading to learn the meaning of nostomania, see some examples, and get a better understanding of this travel glossary term!
What is Nostomania?
Nostomania is an intense homesickness; a strong feeling while away that one must return home.
Greek nóstos means “a return home,” and it is also the root of the word nostalgia.
A traveler may feel nostomania while abroad, especially if in a new country, a faraway place, or when traveling alone.
More on Nostomania
Here’s an example of nostomania used in a sentence:
“The nostomania of Odysseus arose from a yearning for what he already knew, already possessed.”“The Dark Regime of Paradise,” David Solway: Essays on His Works, edited by Carmine Starnino, 2001
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