disoriented
disoriented disoriented adj. 1. having lost one's bearings physically or mentally. I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway;the anesthetic left her completely disoriented

Syn: confused, lost. [WordNet 1.5]

2. socially disoriented; withdrawn from social interactions.

Syn: alienated, anomic. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disoriented — index non compos mentis Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • disoriented — adj. disoriented as to (disoriented as to time and place) * * * disoriented as to (disoriented as to time and place) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disoriented — adjective 1. socially disoriented anomic loners musing over their fate we live in an age of rootless alienated people • Syn: ↑alienated, ↑anomic • Similar to: ↑unoriented • Derivationally r …   Useful english dictionary

  • disoriented — /dis awr ee en tid, ohr /, adj. confused as to time or place; out of touch: therapy for disoriented patients. [DISORIENT + ED2] Syn. distracted, mixed up, unstable, unhinged. * * * …   Universalium

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  • disoriented — adjective Having lost ones direction; confused …   Wiktionary

  • disoriented — Synonyms and related words: abashed, abnormal, abroad, adrift, astray, at sea, bereft of reason, bewildered, bothered, brainsick, clueless, confused, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disoriented — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. confused, lost, at sea; see bewildered , doubtful 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. lost, confused, mixed up, dazed, muddled, bewildered. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Unable to find the correct way or place… …   English dictionary for students

  • disoriented — dis|o|ri|ent|ed [ dıs ɔri,entəd ] adjective 1. ) confused about where you are or what direction you are moving in 2. ) unable to think clearly or make sensible decisions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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