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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
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disorientation

Psychiatry Loss of awareness of the position of one's self in relation to space, time, or other persons; confusion. See Delirium, Dementia.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005