disorientate

[dis-awr-ee-uh n-teyt, -ohr-]

Origin of disorientate

First recorded in 1695–1705; dis-1 + orientate
Related formsdis·o·ri·en·ta·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for disorientated

Historical Examples of disorientated

  • There were several facts about Olivia Guion that disorientated his points of view and set him looking for new ones.


British Dictionary definitions for disorientated

disorientate

disorient

verb (tr)
  1. to cause (someone) to lose his bearings
  2. to perplex; confuse
Derived Formsdisorientation, noun
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