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Synonyms for disorientation

a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)


confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed

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Aircrew Training Systems , a division of Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Pink: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company"), announced today that it signed a contract with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center ("AFLCMC") to provide up to four spatial disorientation flight simulators following a competitive bidding process.
Rather than examining each novel in chronological order, the usual approach, she places them into thematic clusters on disorientation and reorientation in postmodernity, contingency and crisis, and transitions and transformations.
Severe symptoms can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness and paralysis.
Jack Persekian, artistic director of the Sharjah Biennial, director of the Sharjah Art Foundation and curator of Disorientation II, explained his choice of theme.
Hour-long interviews with 52 people suffering from vision loss and dementia, family carers and care professionals found that the joint experience of both conditions led to disorientation and a sense of isolation, with many participants finding it difficult to recall the time and their surroundings, and unable to locate themselves using visual cues.
These four mishaps stated loss of situational awareness (SA) or spatial disorientation (SD), or both, as mishap causal factors.
at low frequencies) of linear viscoelastic properties is not directly representative of the relaxation of the orientation or disorientation of molecular chains undergoing large deformation.
For many participants of this faculty institute, the disorientation of not knowing began the moment we stepped off the plane.
It uses electronic and acoustic instruments to explore the disorientations of war.
The GAT-II(R) product line of fixed wing and helicopter trainers support Visual Flight Rating, Instrument Flight Rating, Spatial Disorientation, and Mishap Prevention training.
UK defence chiefs later overruled the finding that there was "no evidence" of disorientation and agreed with the US.
In the brain, loss of fatty acids results in memory loss, poor mental function and disorientation.
The laundry list of maladies one can suffer in Mount Everest's ``Death Zone'' 7/8 frostbite, of course, but also brain swelling that can induce anything from life-threatening disorientation to madness 7/8 certainly seems to diminish the notion that it's a glamorous hobby.
Swett argues that men responded to their disorientation and humiliation by withdrawing into a local culture of radicalism from which women were excluded: "It was through radical politics that many men sought to halt the dissolution of male authority in the home and neighborhood" (p.
of Maryland Baltimore County), about personal disorientation among the streets of history that may or may not have taken place.