Definition of misorientate in English:

misorientate

Pronunciation /(ˌ)mɪsˈɔːrɪənteɪt/ /(ˌ)mɪsˈɔːrɪɛnteɪt/

verb

  • To orientate badly or wrongly; to impart an erroneous or different orientation to.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Scientific Monthly. From mis- + orientate, after misorientation.