disorientate definition, meaning - what is disorientate in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “disorientate”

See all translations

disorientate

verb [T] uk   /dɪˈsɔː.ri.ən.teɪt/  us   /-ˈsɔːr.i-/ mainly UK (also mainly US disorient)
to make someone confused about where they are and where they are going
disorientating
adjective uk   /-teɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /-teɪ.t̬ɪŋ/ mainly UK (also mainly US disorienting)
Translations of “disorientate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使失去方向感,使迷路,使迷失方向…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使失去方向感,使迷路,使迷失方向…
(Definition of disorientate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of disorientate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More