disorientation

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disorientation

[dis‚ȯr·ē·ən′tā·shən]
(medicine)
Mental confusion as to one's normal relationship to his or her environment, especially time, place, and people; associated with organic brain disorders.
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This disorientates intruders and makes it difficult for them to see the stock.
Rohypnol disorientates victims, leaving them unable to resist attackers advances.