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dé·jà vu(dā′zhä vo͞o′)
1. Psychology The illusion of having already experienced something actually being experienced for the first time.
a. An impression of having seen or experienced something before: Old-timers watched the stock-market crash with a distinct sense of déjà vu.
b. Dull familiarity; monotony: the déjà vu of the tabloid headlines.
déjà vu(ˈdeɪʒæ ˈvuː; French deʒa vy)
(Psychology) the experience of perceiving a new situation as if it had occurred before. It is sometimes associated with exhaustion or certain types of mental disorder
[from French, literally: already seen]
Psychology. the illusion of having previously experienced something actually being encountered for the first time.See also: Memory
A French phrase meaning already seen, used to mean the feeling that you have already experienced something that is happening now.
The sensation of repeating a previous experience (French for “already seen”).
déjà vu[deɪʒɑːˈvuː] N → déjà vu m
déjà vu[ˌdeɪʒɑːˈvuː] n → déjà vu m inv
a feeling or sense of déjà vu → una sensazione di déjà vu
n. Fr. déjà vu, impresión ilusoria de haber experimentado antes una situación que es totalmente nueva.