Definitions for deja vu
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the experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before
A feeling of having previously experienced something, especially when that is not the case.
Origin: . From déjà, “already”, + vu, “seen”, past participle of voir, “to see”
Déjà vu, from French, literally "already seen", is the phenomenon of having the strong sensation that an event or experience currently being experienced has been experienced in the past, whether it has actually happened or not.
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A subjective feeling that an experience which is occurring for the first time has been experienced before.
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It's deja vu all over again
It's like deja vu all over again.
This is like deja vu all over again.
When you visit France, you should go to the fancy French bar called 'Deja vu', where the serveuse might ask you: "Don't I know you?"; and you can reply: "It's a deja vu. Merci beaucoup." Au Revoir!
In 1974, John Gruen said: These are geometric abstractions that could be called “White on White” with their delicate, yet boldly differentiated forms and textures. One can see Argento’s mind and hand attempting something different within the geometric genre. At times he succeeds, at others, he merely echoes the deja-vu syndromes of shape within shape and closed-hued tonality. Still, one is in the presence of a genuine artist, one who has a most felicitous affinity for making the most out of self-imposed limitations of form and color. If at the moment elegance overrides depth.
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