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Something new that harks back to something old.

Term coined by Seattle 97.3 KIRO FM's Sean De Tore. The audio engineer of Too Beautiful to Live.
Whoa man, did you see those new Nike's with the fat tongue? They're shoes are like new-stalgia!
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the love of old things from the past revived in what designers call 'the contemorary classic' from cars to TV shows.
also has many synonyms popping alongside like , newtro 'new retro'..among many more.
That Seventies' Show is a prime example of newstalgia.
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1. A feeling of sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations brought upon by something entirety new.

2. When a new thing makes makes you nostalgic about an old thing due to the similarities they share.
"Playing 'A Hat In Time' gives me such a feeling of newstalgia!"
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When something completely new makes you feel nostalgia for something older.
dude, A Hat in Time makes me feel so much Newstalgia over Mario Sunshine.
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A new modernized take or improvement on something that triggers an idividuals nostalgia.

Also known as a genre in different mediums such as film, video games, etc
That remake of the classic Resident Evil 2 coming out with the modern look and mechanics has all the ingredients for a newstalgia masterpiece.
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