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sense of direction

Definition of sense of direction in English:

A person’s ability to know without explicit guidance the direction in which they are or should be moving.
Example sentences
  • In fact maps would be of little use to someone who lacked altogether a sense of direction; we need a sense of direction even to find our way around the map and then to orient the map to our immediate environment.
  • She said: ‘I felt it lacked a sense of direction and focus.’
  • There were thousands and thousands of people out in Liverpool and as we staggered around early Sunday morning at 3am looking for a taxi, I was cursing this fact almost as much as Dean and Jon's lack of a sense of direction.
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