from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Psychology The illusion of having already experienced something actually being experienced for the first time.
- noun An impression of having seen or experienced something before.
- noun Dull familiarity; monotony.
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- noun Something which one has or suspects to have
seenor experiencedbefore, especially when that’s not the case.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French déjà-vu : déjà, already (from Old French des ja, from now on, from des, from + ja, now + from Latin iam) + vu, seen (from Old French veu, from Vulgar Latin vidūtus, alteration of vīsus, past participle of vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots).]
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French. From déjà, “already”, + vu, “seen”, past participle of voir, “to see”
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