[ UK /dɪsˈɔːɹi‍ənt/ ]
[ US /dɪˈsɔɹiˌɛnt/ ]
VERB
  1. cause to be lost or disoriented
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How To Use disorient In A Sentence

  • The bar is a seething mass of bodies writhing to the disorienting beat.
  • Crews endure loneliness, sensory deprivation, disorientating microgravity and the anxiety of knowing the vacuum of space is kept from them by an aluminium hull just a few millimetres thick.
  • The poems come to us across a great chronological and cultural divide, and the reader is reminded of this fact by the occasional archaic word and by the unusual compounding, both of which impart a faintly disorienting tone.
  • Crossing genres from lo-fi slacker rock to Greek chillwave, it felt exciting and fresh at the same time as throwing you back into the past in a disorientating timewarp reminiscent of Gold-era Spandau Ballet. The sax is back
  • People who easily tumble on land can become quickly disoriented trying to do the same move in the water.
  • But in the scope of this metaphor, the implication is that euthanizing the whales will somehow make room for "better" (sneer quotes) classes of whales to evolve that aren't disoriented by subchaser pings. undefined
  • And then it goes one step further: 99% of the curse words and sexual references are removed in odd, disorienting edits.
  • Today's intellectual pessimism and cultural disorientation distracts the human imagination from confronting challenges that lie ahead.
  • I was a little "disorientated" after the day of travelling (cranky after the day of travelling) so Bryan took over the role of guide. TravelPod.com TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at TravelPod.com
  • Kyle and Louis, their hosts for the night, were indeed upstairs, in a paneled private room, reached after a long and disorienting trek through the interior of the club, across parqueted dining rooms, past bars and rest rooms, up two half flights of stairs that bookended a golden little cigar lounge. The Deed
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