sense of direction

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Noun1.sense of direction - an awareness of your orientation in space
sense - a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
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The small ray of Frome's lantern was soon lost in this smothering medium, in which even his sense of direction, and the bay's homing instinct, finally ceased to serve us.
Then she had set out through those winding passages and in total darkness had groped her way, guided solely by a marvelous sense of direction, to where I lay.
His sense of direction was good, and he knew he was going toward the house.
KARACHI -- The human sciences required to continue developing new tools for effective disease controlling strategies, overcoming lack of commitment and sense of direction in our policy makers.
The researchers concluded that the bats' sense of direction, and by extension the sense of direction of other animals as well, is based primarily on memory and not on the sense of vision.
Despite this, many claim to have a good sense of direction, although maybe not those who believe the Isles of Scilly are off the Scottish coast.
Norwegian scientists have "proven" men have a better sense of direction than women.
I glory in the divine Coach, in His sense of direction and His ways with wayward me.
Medical science has yet to come up with a technical term for it but its victims are born with no sense of direction.
One could say their sense of direction is in their genes.
These observations were linked with elevation data to evaluate the sense of direction obtained by remote sensing.
Not only did I need to have a sense of direction, but I also needed to pay attention when we went up one read, backtracked, and went up another.