Grogginess



[grog-ee] /ˈgrɒg i/

adjective, groggier, groggiest.
1.
staggering, as from exhaustion or blows:
a boxer groggy from his opponent’s hard left jab.
2.
dazed and weakened, as from lack of sleep:
Late nights always make me groggy the next morning.
3.
Archaic. drunk; intoxicated.
/ˈɡrɒɡɪ/
adjective (informal) -gier, -giest
1.
dazed or staggering, as from exhaustion, blows, or drunkenness
2.
faint or weak
adj.

1770, “drunk,” from grog + -y (2). Non-alcoholic meaning “shaky, tottering” is from 1832, originally from the fight ring. Related: Groggily; grogginess.

adjective

Sleepy; dazed; semiconscious: Conlon was so groggy that he wanted to know why Nelson was not coaching the Warriors (1832+)

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