Definition of Disorienting

1. Adjective. Causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings. "A sharp blow to the head can be disorienting"




Definition of Disorienting

1. Verb. (present participle of disorient) ¹

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Definition of Disorienting

1. disorient [v] - See also: disorient

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disorienting

disorganizedly
disorganizer
disorganizers
disorganizes
disorganizing
disorient
disorientate
disorientated
disorientates
disorientating
disorientation
disorientations
disoriented
disorientedly
disorientedness
disorienting (current term)
disorientingly
disorients
disour
disours
disown
disowned
disowner
disowners
disowning
disownment
disownments
disowns
disoxidate
disoxidated

Literary usage of Disorienting

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1. The Mars Records Book 1: Clearing Sessions with a Biofeedback Meter Where a by Stephanie Relfe (2000)
"They give you scopolamine so you don't react badly, when you're in the tunnel, because it's very disorienting. I start to feel lethargic. ..."

2. National Negotiating Styles edited by Hans A. Binnendijk (1995)
"... guests is countered by their occasional resort to fatiguing late-night negotiating sessions as a way of pressuring and disorienting a foreign official. ..."

3. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"... malfeasance are well illuminated, but, the Navy has found, with sufficient power, light itself is capable of delaying, even disorienting, an intruder. ..."

4. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"... take hold most effectively when they bridge creatively from traditional wisdom to address the contemporary realities that society finds disorienting. ..."

5. Street Gangs: Current Knowledge and Strategies by Catherine H. Conly (1993)
"... or other disorienting conditions which impair his or her ability to successfully participate in other educational or training programs.36 The program ..."

6. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"Visiting the emergency room following a sexual assault can be confusing and disorienting. You may not remember or understand the information given to you ..."

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