disorient Definition

  • 1make (someone) lose their sense of direction
  • 2make (someone) feel confused or bewildered

Using disorient: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "disorient" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The fog disoriented the hikers and they lost their way.

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    The sudden change in routine disoriented the students.

  • Example

    The loud noise disoriented the animals in the forest.

disorient Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with disorient

  • to feel confused or lost


    After the accident, he was disoriented and didn't know where he was.

  • a state of confusion or disarray in one's thought processes


    The patient's disoriented thinking was a symptom of their illness.

  • behavior that is erratic or unpredictable due to confusion or disorientation


    The disoriented behavior of the driver led to a car accident.


Summary: disorient in Brief

'Disorient' [dɪsˈɔːrɪənt] means to make someone lose their sense of direction or feel confused. It can be caused by various factors such as fog, sudden changes, or loud noises. The phrase 'be disoriented' describes the feeling of being lost or confused, while 'disoriented thinking' and 'disoriented behavior' refer to the symptoms of confusion or disarray in one's thought processes or behavior.