Something that very few people know the true meaning of. Even though deja vu is French for "already seen", it actually is used to describe the strange feeling you get when you're in a situation, and feel like you've been in the exact same situation before, but really haven't. Most people think it means the same thing happening twice, which is wrong. Get it right people!
Jack: I could have sworn I've been here before. But I know I haven't.
Bob: Heh. Deja vu?
Jack. Yeah. What a strange feeling!
n : the experience of thinking that a new situation had occurred before
It is an illusion of having already experienced something which in actual fact it is being experienced for the first time.
French : déjà, already + vu, seen
An impression of having seen or experienced something before: Old-timers watched the stock-market crash with a distinct sense of déjà vu
when one senses a feeling of reoccurance. when there is a feeling that you have already seen the whole scenario or scene that is surrounding you. sometimes these deja vu's occur in dreams. one may dream of something that at the time makes no sense but days, weeks, or months later, it happens and it all of a sudden hits you.
oh my goodness that's really freaky, i just had a deja vu. months ago i think of dreamt of exactly what just happened. she was wearing that, he replied to her comment and the same music was playing in the background
When you go through a moment in life and you feel like you've done it before. Maybe had a dream of it, or actually lived through it before when you haven't.
A sudden feeling that you've done something before,
usually caused by a glitch in the matrix.
Malarke: ...Wait, didn't I just say that? Woah.. Deja Vu.
GiLsKieZz: No man, it was a glitch in The Matrix!
deja vu is the strange feeling you get you when something happens that you feel like has happened before, but hasn't ever took place.
As New York Yankee great Yogi Berra would say, " It's deja vu all over again! "
The illusion of having already experienced something actually being experienced for the first time.
Old-timers watched the stock-market crash with a distinct sense of déjà vu.