The euphemism of losing “situational awareness” could be an evasive way of describing just this altered state.
Democrats, their backs up, have altered Senate rules on filibusters in the face of Republican obstruction.
I was reminded of A Christmas Carol, when Scrooge is allowed to see his own life, altered.
The tenor of the briefing room made clear just how fundamentally the GOP has altered the terms of political debate.
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The chill presence of death has altered the aspect of everything.
"My letter to you was not signed, I believe," said Vivian, in an altered voice.
The composition of this force showed the altered conditions of warfare.
He lifted a face so wan, so altered, that the doctor started.
But now, to see how things are altered, any man of sense would reply, 'What should he want with my great-grandmother's shin-bone?
late 14c., "to change (something)," from Old French alterer "change, alter," from Medieval Latin alterare "to change," from Latin alter "the other (of the two)," from PIE *al- "beyond" (see alias (adv.)) + comparative suffix -ter (cf. other). Intransitive sense "to become otherwise" first recorded 1580s. Related: Altered; altering.