1 having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity; "I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented" [syn: confused, lost]
2 socially disoriented; "anomic loners musing over their fate"; "we live in an age of rootless alienated people" [syn: alienated, anomic]
- past of disorient
- Having lost one's direction; confused.
- French: deboussolé
abashed, abnormal, abroad, adrift, astray, at sea, bereft of reason, bewildered, bothered, brainsick, clueless, confused, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed, distracted, distraught, disturbed, embarrassed, flighty, guessing, hallucinated, in a fix, in a maze, in a pickle, in a scrape, in a stew, insane, irrational, loco, lost, lunatic, mad, maddened, manic, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, moon-struck, non compos, non compos mentis, not all there, not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, off the track, perturbed, psycho, put-out, queer, reasonless, senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, tetched, touched, turned around, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, upset, wandering, without a clue, witless