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Déjà Entendu

A false sense of familiarity upon hearing something new. The term means “already heard” in French.

Example: A new song on the radio seems strangely familiar; subsequent research shows it to be unrelated to anything you’ve heard before.

Déjà Entendu
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Déjà Entendu. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 19, 2019, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/deja-entendu/