Definitions for disorientation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disorientation, freak out(noun)

    a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)

  2. disorientation(noun)

    confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction

    "his disorientation was the result of inattention"

Wiktionary

  1. disorientation(Noun)

    the loss of one's sense of direction, or of one's position in relationship with the surroundings

  2. disorientation(Noun)

    a state of confusion with regard to time, place or identity

  3. disorientation(Noun)

    a delusion

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Natalie Dautovich:

    It's more difficult to awaken from [this stage] of sleep than [others], whenever you wake up from a deeper stage of sleep, you can experience sleep inertia, which is a feeling of disorientation.

  2. Phil Lesh -LRB- bass -RRB-:

    With the Pranksters, and with the Acid Test, we learned so much about sort of living in each others' heads, hearts, and bodies, and sharing music. Our concept of what constitutes music expanded greatly at that time. It comes from the disorientation that you have when you take LSD. You start piecing the world back together, and your realize, well I'm here to make music, whatever that is. (long pause) You know, it's hard for me to explain. Let me start over.

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