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disorienting

adjective
     
dis‧or‧i‧en‧ting also dis‧or‧i‧en‧tat‧ing British English
1 making someone not know where they are or which direction they should go:
a disorientating maze of corridors
2 confusing you and making you not certain about what is happening around you:
Lack of sleep can be disorienting.
disorient also disorientate British English verb [transitive]disorientation noun [uncountable]

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