disoriented disoriented  /dɪs ˈɔ ri ˌɛn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
  2. (adj) socially disoriented

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Hailing from Oxford, this art-rock quintet spins futuristic songs about the disillusioned and the disoriented, about aliens and creepsbut often with a glimmer of hope.
  2. This might have left him dizzy and disoriented.
  3. Toward the end, a disoriented Dukakis admitted that he failed to realize that the primaries are nothing like the frenzied finale.

News

  1. Woman run over by mower dies

    Investigators say the woman suffers from dementia.  She was disoriented and wandering in her yard when she fell in some tall grass.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDTN-TV 2 Dayton

  2. Preble County woman hit, killed by brush cutter

    A 74-year-old woman who apparently became disoriented and fell in high weeds was killed Tuesday evening when she was run over by a rotary mower being operated by her husband. “The weeds were to the point he’d never known she was there until she was struck,” Preble County Sheriff Michael Simpson said. “It is our understanding she was on the ground, not able to be seen.” Deputies and a rescue crew ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WHIO-TV 7 Dayton

  3. Disoriented driver's car stalls on train tracks

    Railroad traffic came to a stop in Texarkana Wednesday night after a disoriented driver was spotted cruising on some train tracks.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: KSLA-TV Shreveport

Quotes

  1. "He is apparently suffering from some kind of head injuries that have left him disoriented and not clearly focused mentally," Ambassador Christopher Dell said.
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Christopher Dell Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "Those who confront us don't want our plan to succeed," Putin said. "They have different plans for Russia: They need a weak and ill state, they need a disoriented and divided society in order to do their deeds behind its back."
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Kyiv Post

  3. Justice Antonin Scalia was "a little disoriented" and Justice Samuel Alito said "that's pretty incredible."
    on Sep 12, 2009 By: Samuel Alito Source: Houston Chronicle

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