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dis·o·ri·ent

 (dĭs-ôr′ē-ĕnt′)
tr.v. dis·o·ri·ent·ed, dis·o·ri·ent·ing, dis·o·ri·ents
To cause (a person, for example) to experience disorientation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disoriented - having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity; "I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"
unoriented - not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained; "engaged in unoriented study"; "unoriented until she looked at the map"
2.disoriented - socially disorienteddisoriented - socially disoriented; "anomic loners musing over their fate"; "we live in an age of rootless alienated people"
unoriented - not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained; "engaged in unoriented study"; "unoriented until she looked at the map"

disoriented

adjective
Unable to find the correct way or place to go:
Translations
déboussolé

disoriented

a. desorientado-a; confundido-a, confuso-a.

disoriented

adj desorientado
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