disorientation

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disorientation

 [dis-o″re-en-ta´shun]
the loss of proper bearings, or a state of mental confusion as to time, place, or identity.

dis·o·ri·en·ta·tion

(dis-ōr'ē-en-tā'shŭn),
Loss of the sense of familiarity with one's surroundings (time, place, and person); loss of one's bearings.

disorientation

(dĭs-ôr′ē-ĕn-tā′shən)
n.
1. Loss of one's sense of direction, position, or relationship with one's surroundings.
2. Mental confusion or impaired awareness, especially regarding place, time, or personal identity.

disorientation

Psychiatry Loss of awareness of the position of one's self in relation to space, time, or other persons; confusion. See Delirium, Dementia.

dis·o·ri·en·ta·tion

(dis-ōr'ē-ĕn-tā'shŭn)
Loss of the sense of familiarity with one's surroundings (time, place, and person); loss of one's bearings.

disorientation

Bewilderment or confusion about the current state of the real world and of the affected person's relationship to it. Awareness of time, place and person are usually lost in that order.