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1. Loss of one's sense of direction, position, or relationship with one's surroundings.
2. Mental confusion or impaired awareness, especially regarding place, time, or personal identity.
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|Noun||1.||disorientation - a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)|
|2.||disorientation - confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction; "his disorientation was the result of inattention"|
confusedness, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness, confusion - a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"
culture shock - a condition of disorientation affecting someone who is suddenly exposed to an unfamiliar culture or way of life or set of attitudes
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n. desorientación, incapacidad de encontrar una dirección o local, de reconocer a otras personas, y de establecer una relación temporal lógica.
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