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Loss of cohesion is disastrously disorientating (14)


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'loss of cohesion' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both states of affairs as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps there's an association between them I don't understand?

'disastrously disorientating' is the wordplay.
'disastrously' indicates an anagram (I've seen this in other clues).
'disorientating' anagrammed gives 'DISINTEGRATION'.

'is' is the link.

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(Other definitions for disintegration that I've seen before include "Process of breaking up" , "Falling apart" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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