Definitions

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  • n. A sense of unfamiliarity with, or of never having experienced or seen before, something that should be familiar.

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  • n. the experience of being unfamiliar with a person or situation that is actually very familiar; associated with certain types of epilepsy

Etymologies

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A borrowing from French

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  • See?

    August 20, 2008

  • What page?

    August 20, 2008

  • This page doesn't exist.

    August 19, 2008

  • I have it bad. Well, in my case it's a genuine failure to recognise things that should be familiar. Like find the exit in a shopping centre I've been to a hundred times before.

    August 19, 2008

  • Or see Catch-22. :)

    August 19, 2008

  • Antonym of deja vu. See Wiki link.

    Also Cf. agnosia.

    August 19, 2008

  • jamais deja vu: The denial of something actually seen before.

    May 12, 2008

  • What about j'amais room with a vu?

    May 12, 2008

  • The denial of something actually seen.

    May 12, 2008