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verb [transitive]     disorient pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participledisorienting
past tensedisoriented
past participledisoriented
  1. 1
    to make someone confused about where they are or what direction they are moving in
  2. 2
    to make someone unable to think clearly or make sensible decisions

    The fame that did come his way only served to disorient him.

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     disorientation pronunciation in American English
/dɪsˌɔriənˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]

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