disoriented


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unable to find the correct way or place to go

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having lost your bearings

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socially disoriented

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Under normal circumstances I believe the NASA standard method is best, but if you become disoriented the Hands Off method could save your life.
He got disoriented, probably banged his head, and drove over the cliff.
Instead the eye is caught up in the dense tangle of branches and disoriented by the way the foreground has been thrown out of focus by a series of seemingly arbitrary smears of paint while the branches just behind are crisply and decisively rendered, for all their want of coloristic differentiation.
Three years later they marry, and Clare adjusts to Henry's spontaneous disappearances, which take him forward or backward in time, leaving him naked and disoriented at some moment of emotional gravity in his life.
When the scientists used electrical coils to mimic a 90 degree direction shift of Earth's magnetic field in the networks, the animals became disoriented on their longer forays for food, but not the shorter ones.
I wrote that "the Cold War seems more like an end--or rather a detour from history--a time when the left was disoriented and the political life of the nation became one-dimensional.
The dizziness would last for a few seconds to a few minutes, and he would occasionally become disoriented and feel the need to lie down.
We tumble out of the helicopter somewhat disoriented from our adrenaline-infused aerial adventure, but our spirits are shot into high gear as we're greeted by a lavish champagne breakfast.
We experience the loss of our old bodies and selves, and we feel disoriented as the new is just birthing and not fully developed.
As your blood sugar level dips, you may become increasingly irritable, confused, and disoriented.
A disoriented youth, rampant sexually transmitted disease, ever more unstable families, the farcical protection of "gays" and AIDS, uncontrolled medical science, all leading to runaway health costs, are ignored and denied.
Coady: He took a sleeping pill and woke up all disoriented.
These are designs in which the primary service provided-- medical and rehabilitative care--and not the comfort needs of the disoriented care recipient, determined the hospital-like structural design.
In times of crisis, such as the transition from repression to democracy in eastern European countries, people are disoriented and "tend to long for the security and the safety of the familiar, of the similar.