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American English: /dɪsˈɔriənˌteɪt/
British English: /dɪsˈɔːrɪɛnteɪt/

transitive verb

  • disorient
    Example sentences
    • You are totally disorientated but are told to keep focusing on the red dot, then at the spot vacated by the red dot when it's switched off.
    • And after years of lost post and disorientated visitors, it seems the residents may finally have their way.
    • I know you tend to get lost in the airport but I'm as disorientated as you are.

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