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1. disorientation

noun. ['dɪˌsɔriːənˈteɪʃən'] confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction.

Synonyms

  • mental confusion
  • disarray
  • culture shock
  • confusedness
  • muddiness

Antonyms

  • tidiness
  • clarity
  • dryness
  • conception

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • orientation (English)
  • -ation (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Disorientation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word disorientation


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you suffer from disorientation and get lost, she can guide you home.

2. disorientation

noun. ['dɪˌsɔriːənˈteɪʃən'] a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug).

Synonyms

  • delusion
  • freak out

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • orientation (English)
  • -ation (English)
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