disorientation

noun
dis·​ori·​en·​ta·​tion | \ (ˌ)dis-ˌōr-ē-ən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌȯr-, -ˌen- How to pronounce disorientation (audio) \

Medical Definition of disorientation

: a usually transient state of confusion especially as to time, place, or identity often as a result of disease or drugs

Other Words from disorientation

disorientate \ (ˈ)dis-​ˈōr-​ē-​ən-​ˌtāt, -​ˈȯr-​, -​ˌen-​ How to pronounce disorientate (audio) \ transitive verb disorientated; disorientating

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“Disorientation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/disorientation. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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