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Related to disorient: disorientation
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.
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dis•o•ri•ent(dɪsˈɔr iˌɛnt, -ˈoʊr-)
1. to cause to lose one's way.
2. to confuse.
3. to cause to lose perception of time, place, or one's personal identity.
[1645–55; < French]
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Past participle: disoriented
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|Verb||1.||disorient - cause to be lost or disoriented|
befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, bedevil, fuddle, throw - be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
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disorient[dɪsˈɔːriɛnt] disorientate (British) vt (= confuse) → désorienter
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disorient[dɪsˈɔːrɪənt] vt → disorientare
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