Meaning of “disoriented” - Learner’s Dictionary

disoriented

adjective uk us /dɪˈsɔːriəntɪd/ (also UK disorientated, uk /dɪˈsɔːriənteɪtɪd/ us )

confused and not knowing where to go or what to do:

Whales become disoriented in shallow water.

(Definition of “disoriented” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)