What does deja vu mean?

Definitions for deja vu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deja vu(noun)

    the experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before


  1. deja vu(Noun)

    A feeling of having previously experienced something, especially when that is not the case.

  2. Origin: . From déjà, “already”, + vu, “seen”, past participle of voir, “to see”


  1. Déjà vu

    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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Deja Vu

    A subjective feeling that an experience which is occurring for the first time has been experienced before.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deja vu in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deja vu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yogi Berra:

    It's deja vu all over again

  2. Lawrence Peter Berra:

    It's like deja vu all over again.

  3. Yogi Berra:

    This is like deja vu all over again.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    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!

  5. Mark Amodei:

    You have to totally detach yourself from any expectations on process since the process is now private meetings, it's déjà vu in that there seems to be an absolute phobia for holding a committee meeting on the record for establishing foundation for what you did, which I don't think is a great start.

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