disorientation

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

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

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