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Verb: disorient  dis'o-ree,ent or dis'o-ree-unt
  1. Cause to be lost or disoriented
    "The overall and overwhelming popularity of idiot-level prime-time sitcoms is a testimonial to this need to disorient or disconnect";
    - disorientate

Derived forms: disorients, disorienting, disoriented

Type of: baffle, beat, bedevil, befuddle, bewilder, confound, confuse, discombobulate, dumbfound, flummox, fox, fuddle, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, throw, vex

Antonym: orient

Encyclopedia: Disorient