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1. orientation

noun. ['ˌɔriːɛnˈteɪʃən'] the act of orienting.

Synonyms

  • placement
  • emplacement
  • location
  • positioning
  • position

Antonyms

  • unerect
  • erect
  • hawkishness
  • conservative

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • orient (English)
  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Orientation

  • 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

How do you pronounce orientation?

Pronounce orientation as ˌɔriɛnˈteɪʃən.

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How do you spell orientation? Is it oriention ?

A common misspelling of orientation is oriention

Example sentences of the word orientation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Keep a list of all of these items because they will have to itemized later in your state orientation.

Quotes containing the word orientation


1. We hope we are moving toward a world where sexual orientation is not an issue, because we hate the idea of a gay ghetto. I think that it's a real shame that people become restricted by their sexuality or define their whole lives by their sexuality.
- Neil Tennant

2. Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
- Erich Fromm

3. You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a bitch.
- Edgar D. Mitchell

2. orientation

noun. ['ˌɔriːɛnˈteɪʃən'] an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs.

Synonyms

  • political theory
  • reorientation
  • experimentalism
  • perspective
  • religious orientation
  • position
  • heresy
  • view
  • orthodoxy
  • unorthodoxy
  • heterodoxy
  • political orientation
  • wavelength
  • ideology
  • mental attitude

Antonyms

  • unorthodoxy
  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • orient (English)
  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. orientation

noun. ['ˌɔriːɛnˈteɪʃən'] a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships.

Antonyms

  • liberal

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • orient (English)
  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. orientation

noun. ['ˌɔriːɛnˈteɪʃən'] a course introducing a new situation or environment.

Synonyms

  • course of instruction
  • class
  • course
  • course of study

Antonyms

  • reverence
  • respect
  • disrespect
  • irreverence

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • orient (English)
  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. orientation

noun. ['ˌɔriːɛnˈteɪʃən'] position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • vertical
  • horizontal
  • perpendicular
  • inclined
  • quarter

Antonyms

  • vertical
  • dominant
  • lower-class
  • high status

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • orient (English)
  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. orientation

noun. ['ˌɔriːɛnˈteɪʃən'] a predisposition in favor of something.

Synonyms

  • preference
  • predisposition

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • orient (English)
  • orient (Middle English (1100-1500))
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