1. [ adjective ] having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
Synonyms: lost confused

"I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway" "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"

Related terms: unoriented
2. [ adjective ] socially disoriented
Synonyms: anomic alienated

"anomic loners musing over their fate" "we live in an age of rootless alienated people"

Related terms: unoriented
Similar spelling:   disorient