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disorient

(dĭs-ôr′ē-ĕnt′)
tr.v. disori·ented, disori·enting, disori·ents
To cause (a person, for example) to experience disorientation.

disorient

[disôr′ē·ənt]
to cause to lose awareness or perception of space, time, or personal identity and relationships.
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Researchers are also investigating acoustical weapons that would use low-frequency sound waves to nauseate and disorient an opponent, as well as a pain-inducing beam, many details of which remain classified.
Police throw diversionary devices into a room to cause a bright flash and a loud acoustical report to disorient suspects.
The Executive puts out 15 lumens of retina-stunning light, more than enough to disorient an attacker.