Translation of disorient in Spanish:

disorient

desorientar, v.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈɔriˌɛnt//dɪsˈɔːrɪɛnt/

transitive verb

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    desorientar
    to become disoriented desorientarse
    • It's a fantastic way to really confuse and disorient someone.
    • Portable strobe lights can distract or disorient the suspect and may cause temporary visual impairment.
    • The most triumphant princes are those ‘who have been able to confuse and disorient men's brains.’
    • If the theory is true, perhaps artificial fields could be generated to confuse or disorient the mites and reduce the damage they cause to people and agriculture.
    • This confuses and disorients people, breeding a climate of suspicion and mistrust.
    • For loving, spontaneous, secure family relationships to exist at all depends upon parents telling their children stories about family life that make sense to them - not that confuse and disorient them.
    • She points out that the food and beverage industry has become quite adept at playing a game of semantics that disorients overworked state legislators and confuses the general public.
    • Erasure of reference points disorients memory and identity.
    • Combat is also an extremely noisy, chaotic, confusing, and disorienting place which can overload the soldier's senses.
    • The murder of innocent civilians enrages, disorients and confuses the public.
    • To test the lobsters' navigation abilities, researchers Boles and Lohmann developed complicated measures to disorient and confuse the animals.
    • It is possible, after all, that we are all so accustomed to Hollywood comedy and straightforward storytelling, that any other type of film-making disorients our intellect and turns us off.
    • The people move slowly enough to annoy me but quickly enough to disorient me.
    • Rather, the work disorients and destabilises any viewing through those familiar signs.
    • Discovering that a peculiarity of motor manufacturing means that I have to pay to replace the entire exhaust system on my car rather than the single part that's fallen off disorients me even further.
    • Thrashing instructors simulate the hazards of combat by trying to disorient, distract and even wrangle masks or the snorkel from a ‘buddy’ team.
    • The hotel-room mirrors were so disorienting she couldn't find the bathroom.
    • (Such a conflation highlights why terrorism can only confuse and disorient the broad mass of working people).
    • Superficially, it's about the relatively recent phenomenon of women's boxing, but it's so slow and obvious that it couldn't disorient the most befuddled member of the audience.
    • To confuse, disorient or otherwise debilitate a person through chemicals or electronically, is not to control that person.