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dis aw ree en ting

  • v  cause to be lost or disoriented
  • a  causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings
    making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting
    a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting

  • Somehow we all push through safely, and for a moment we pause inside the stadium, the open space disorienting after such close quarters.
  • Gdel's astonishing and disorienting discovery, published in 1931, proved that nearly a century of effort by the world's greatest mathematicians was doomed to failure.
  • The first few weeks for a novice hostess can be disorienting.
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    June 18, 2013 - The Village Voice
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