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disoriented

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lost — especially having lost the sense of direction
  • 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
  • Richie wasn't much bigger than Park, and he was drunk and disoriented.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • Disoriented and confused, he let his eyes roam over the small room.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • She seemed disoriented, but her smile when she saw him told him everything he needed to know.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • When he surfaced again, disoriented, he saw Zeus behind him, paddling hard.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Theresa's dreams, when she could remember them, were fragmented and disorienting.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • 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
  • Thanks to you children, this machine is disoriented, and I must strike while the iron's hot.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • He returns disoriented and confused, and he strikes out in terror at anyone in his way.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • Stiff, disoriented, she opened her eyes.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • She looked disoriented, twisting her wet handkerchief in her hands.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Drunk and disoriented, he had abandoned the car and tried to walk back to the safety of the house.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • I use his disorientation to my advantage and kick him in the side.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Late last night, Andrea had emerged from her coma, and though she was still disoriented, it appeared she was going to be okay.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Matthew told us people would be disoriented for a while after drinking the memory serum, but I didn't think "disoriented" meant "stupid" until now.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • While the tablet still works, he seems less bewildered by the feeling of disorientation.
    Ally Condie  --  Matched
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Alan felt feeble, dizzy, disoriented.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King

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