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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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He got disoriented, probably banged his head, and drove over the cliff.
I wrote that "the Cold War seems more like an end--or rather a detour from history--a time when the left was disoriented and the political life of the nation became one-dimensional.
The dizziness would last for a few seconds to a few minutes, and he would occasionally become disoriented and feel the need to lie down.
We tumble out of the helicopter somewhat disoriented from our adrenaline-infused aerial adventure, but our spirits are shot into high gear as we're greeted by a lavish champagne breakfast.
We experience the loss of our old bodies and selves, and we feel disoriented as the new is just birthing and not fully developed.
As your blood sugar level dips, you may become increasingly irritable, confused, and disoriented.
A disoriented youth, rampant sexually transmitted disease, ever more unstable families, the farcical protection of "gays" and AIDS, uncontrolled medical science, all leading to runaway health costs, are ignored and denied.
The Jewish Home deployed its own fleet of buses and vans--not only to bring in hospital patients, but to provide rides for weary and disoriented survivors as they swarmed uptown from the disaster site.
Coady: He took a sleeping pill and woke up all disoriented.
In times of crisis, such as the transition from repression to democracy in eastern European countries, people are disoriented and "tend to long for the security and the safety of the familiar, of the similar.
As grand prize winner, he will be featured both on the cover and in the plot of Disoriented Express, the latest WISHBONE Mysteries book for middle-grade readers.
Disoriented by the blur of names as I walked along, I stopped and tried to concentrate on the wall.