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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.
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These experiences might incorporate some camera movement, player motion, or occasionally disorienting content and effects."
Even transitioning back to the visual horizon after looking straight overhead can be disorienting at night, and this could be dangerous even for experienced pilots.
Though Rufus is the dead-center of Ohi's reading of Another Country, Malcolm's death also takes place out side the "scenario." Malcolm X's real--not literal--death is the occasion for and necessity behind Baldwin's project of disorienting us into a present-history in which Malcolm's quest lives on.
While this may seem prosaically true in the light of Berlin's rebirths after 1945 and 1989, it was a disorienting truth at the end of the nineteenth century, when the city was in the throes of its greatest period of growth.
Raimundas Malasauskas, and Alexis Vaillant, chose a subjectivity-driven method and pulled off an interesting and complex show, somewhat mystifyingly entitled "BMW, The IX Baltic Triennial of International Art," whose intentionally disorienting mix of works was underscored by the hanging sheets of black plastic that evoked a "shadow" wall structure for the Vilnius CAC (developed in collaboration with the architect/artist Valdas Ozarinskas) and by Arturas Raila's project of marking out the "energy waves" of the location on which the CAC is built.
The answer is that, for all the reservations some might feel, for most audiences, an evening in Pina Bausch's world draws one into a gripping, disorienting, often thrilling experience.
Perhaps more disorienting is the fact that over the last century the park's landscape has been dramatically made over more than once.
Despite some decompression stops, surfacing too quickly from the NFL's testosterone-and-Viagra netherworld to the L world of estrogen and pheromones is downright disorienting. I still have a headache, but it's totally worth it.
In a world that is becoming increasingly homogenized by the growth of the global economy, architecture offers one of the few opportunities of fostering identity, of giving people and communities a sense of rootedness in an ever-more confusing and disorienting culture.
In some respect, the author's unblemished eyes create a point of view that is both somewhat disturbing and slightly disorienting. But in the final analysis one is left with the impression of a decent young man with enormous survival skills, and also of someone with great powers of observation.
Also, Midgely says that the disorienting effect doesn't transmit through solid objects such as walk, so while neighbors might hear the alarm they are unlikely to be more than annoyed by it.
Urbanization added to the pressure by disorienting private life.