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Adjective: disoriented  ,dis'o-ree,en-tid
  1. Having lost your bearings; confused as to time, place or personal identity
    "the anaesthetic left her completely disoriented"; "I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway";
    - confused, lost
  2. Socially disoriented
    "we live in an age of rootless disoriented people";
    - alienated, anomic
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

See also: unoriented

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

Antonym: orient

Encyclopedia: Disoriented