Definition of disorientation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    disorientation

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//dɪsˌɔːriənˈteɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˌɔːriənˈteɪʃn//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a feeling of not being able to recognize where you are or where you should go At the top of the hill I had a brief moment of disorientation.
  2. 2a feeling of confusion and not being able to think clearly She went through a period of shock and disorientation following her husband's death.