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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Loss of one's sense of direction, position, or relationship with one's surroundings.
  • noun Mental confusion or impaired awareness, especially regarding place, time, or personal identity.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Loss of the ability to determine direction or to estimate correctly time and space.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the loss of one's sense of direction, or of one's position in relationship with the surroundings
  • noun a state of confusion with regard to time, place or identity
  • noun a delusion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction
  • noun a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dis- +‎ orientation

Examples

  • The disorientation is palpable and the confusion is ubiquitous.

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  • A narrative built of layers and layers of disorientation is not new for

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  • And finally, I would suggest a certain amount of disorientation is bound to occur when the old frame of reference, within which the world conducted its affairs for nearly a half century, falls away, creating the need for nations to devise new ways to do business with one another.

    Redefining Global Relations in the Post-Cold War World

  • This anticholinergic delirium is characterized by disorientation, clouding of consciousness, dilated pupils, dry skin, and a history of cyclic antidepressant drug ingestion.

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  • Most addressed other topics, and the few studies that were relevant were small and involved short-term disorientation in adults.

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  • (Soundbite of laughter) Mr. NAJA: It's a song of cultural confusion and disorientation, which is always great if you capture that.

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  • It certainly produces that tremor-inducing effect of disorientation, which is possibly more attractive to many readers than the rampages of speculative science.

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  • Pakistan's ambassador went further, telling diplomats he preferred the term "sexual disorientation."

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  • It had fattened on the Cold War but was beginning to suffer from enemy deprivation syndrome - that is, the disorientation and queasy apprehension about future revenue one gets when one's enemy has irresponsibly dropped dead.

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  • It had fattened on the Cold War but was beginning to suffer from enemy deprivation syndrome - that is, the disorientation and queasy apprehension about future revenue one gets when one's enemy has irresponsibly dropped dead.

    Dedefensa

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