disorientate

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from disorientation.

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disorientate (third-person singular simple present disorientates, present participle disorientating, simple past and past participle disorientated)

  1. Alternative form of disorient
    • 1941, Frederic William Eggleston, Search for a Social Philosophy, p254
      Ideas often disorientate a system which has been formed on a particular pattern and make it inapplicable; so ideas may lead to the readjustment of groups and sometimes of political boundaries.

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Verb[edit]

disorientate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of disorientare
  2. second-person plural imperative of disorientare
  3. feminine plural of disorientato