misorientation

noun
mis·​ori·​en·​ta·​tion | \ ˌmis-ˌȯr-ē-ən-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce misorientation (audio) , -ˌen- \
plural misorientations

Definition of misorientation

: the state or an instance of being improperly or incorrectly oriented misorientation of migrating birds … the nature of life and the absence of delusion or misorientation.— Peter Harvey

First Known Use of misorientation

1914, in the meaning defined above

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“Misorientation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misorientation. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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