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  • I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway
  • She was disoriented when they covered her eyes and spun her in a circle three times.
  • When disoriented and without visual cues, people tend to travel in circles even when attempting to go in a straight line.
  • the anesthetic left her completely disoriented

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  • I pull out of the crowds, suddenly disoriented.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • And though I’ve now been at Kent’s house five times in six days I feel disoriented, confused by the bright bathroom light and Juliet’s impassive face and the sounds of the party coming through the door.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • He was still a little disoriented, but things seemed to be in places they shouldn’t be.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • A wild mob of kids hurrying to their next class surround him, bump him, disorient him.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • As if he was meant to feel disoriented.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • We picked him up a few hours ago, walking down River Road, disoriented.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • I considered hunting through the book for what happened to his daughter, but I was already so disoriented, I decided against it.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • Beyond the cracked windshield, the snow continues to fall, blurry and disorienting.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • When I got to my room, I flung myself into bed, feeling disoriented.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • She had wondered if she had left the world behind, if she would always be lost, until Luke had reached down and pulled her back, sputtering and disoriented, into the sunlight.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • It was all meant to stimulate an array of emotions and brain patterns, from confusion to disorientation to outright terror.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • He became so disoriented by the fast-approaching ground that he didn’t even reach his hands out to break the fall.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • I find the monolithic nature of it disorienting.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Richie wasn’t much bigger than Park, and he was drunk and disoriented.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • I’m completely blind and disoriented, but I think these might be the same stairs I came down when I first got here.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • One of the most disorienting things about the invasion—after watching everyone you know and love die in horrible ways—was how time slowed down as events sped up.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • My words came slapping back at me in a disorienting echo.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • It was disorienting to see suburban Connecticut rushing by, eventually giving way to the highway.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • He regained consciousness coated in the blood of his fellow soldiers; he was disoriented and unable to move.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • She seemed disoriented, but her smile when she saw him told him everything he needed to know.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • How I wandered aimlessly about, too disoriented for proper panic, numb with shock and dread.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Someone was flicking on and off the hall and living room lights, and the effect was maddening and disorienting.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I was too disorientated to work out where I was.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • I blame my disorientation for what happened next.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • When Miri opened her eyes she saw feet, dozens of feet, and at first she was so disoriented she didn’t know where she was.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Thanks to you children, this machine is disoriented, and I must strike while the iron’s hot.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • The only thing all the intended disorientation had accomplished was to familiarize her with the building.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • Disoriented and uncertain, we continued to drift around the Briinnlitz camp for two days.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • You’re completely disoriented."
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • She hopes she has not become disoriented.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Phase One: preoccupation; difficulty focusing; dry mouth; perspiration, sweaty palms; dizziness and disorientation.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Other girls at Thurmond could pick themselves up after a few minutes, shaking off the nausea and disorientation like the loose grass clinging to their camp uniforms.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • She found herself both warmed and distressed by this callow, transfixed infatuation and could really respond only to the poetry, for besides being, at twenty or so, at least ten years younger than she was, he was also physically unappealing—that is, enormously overweight aside from his grotesquely disoriented eyes.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Reyna’s disorientation took a moment to subside.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • I was resolutely repressing the feelings of fear and disorientation that were flapping under my ribs like a panicked flock of hens.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Alan felt feeble, dizzy, disoriented.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • "Charity work," I said, after a disoriented pause.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Nicholas Jenks crawled out of the van, dazed and disoriented.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • She woke in the dark, completely disoriented and starving.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • That was how I felt, disoriented, suspended in confusion, stripped of my compass.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • I am so disoriented I could never find my way back.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • It was as if his memory loss had stolen a chunk of his language—it was disorienting.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • Bleary-eyed and disoriented, they met the IRC caseworker at the airport.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I use his disorientation to my advantage and kick him in the side.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • They began working rapidly, but Louie had the sense that they were disoriented by their seat swap.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Very disorienting for our enemy.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
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