Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  


Pronunciation:  d`is`oreeunt'eyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  confusion (usually transient) about where you are and how to proceed; uncertainty as to direction; "his disorientation was the result of inattention"
  2. [n]  a wild delusion (especially one induced by a hallucinogenic drug)

DISORIENTATION is a 14 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: freak out
 See Also: confusion, delusion, disarray, hallucination, mental confusion



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aberration, abnormality, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, agnosia, alienation, alignment, bearings, befuddlement, bewilderment, block, blocking, bother, botheration, brain damage, brainsickness, chaos, cloud, clouded mind, confusion, craziness, daftness, daze, delirium, delusion, delusion of persecution, dementedness, dementia, derangement, discombobulation, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcertion, disorder, disorganization, distraction, disturbance, embarrassment, flight of ideas, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, folie, frenzy, fuddle, fuddlement, furor, hallucination, hallucinosis, haze, insaneness, insanity, irrationality, jumble, loss of mind, loss of reason, lunacy, madness, mania, maze, mental block, mental confusion, mental deficiency, mental derangement, mental disease, mental disorder, mental disturbance, mental illness, mental instability, mental sickness, mess, mind overthrown, mindsickness, mist, muddle, muddlement, nihilism, nihilistic delusion, oddness, orientation, paralogia, perplexity, perturbation, pixilation, possession, pother, psychological block, pucker, queerness, rabidness, reasonlessness, ruffle, senselessness, shattered mind, shuffle, sick mind, sickness, stew, strangeness, sweat, swivet, tizzy, unbalance, unbalanced mind, unsaneness, unsettlement, unsound mind, unsoundness, unsoundness of mind, upset, witlessness