The strange feeling that one does not recognize a familiar situation. Literally means “never seen” in French.
Example: Upon entering her apartment, the patient is gripped with a sudden sense of unfamiliarity, as though she has never seen anything in it before.
Grinnell, R. (2008). Jamais Vu. Psych Central. Retrieved on August 4, 2015, from http://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/2008/jamais-vu/