grogginess


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grog·gy

 (grŏg′ē)
adj. grog·gi·er, grog·gi·est
Unsteady and dazed; shaky.

[From grog.]

grog′gi·ly adv.
grog′gi·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grogginess - a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
drunkenness, inebriety, insobriety, tipsiness, intoxication, inebriation - a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
2.grogginess - a groggy state resulting from weariness
fatigue, tiredness, weariness - temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
3.grogginess - marginal consciousness; "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows"; "someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor"
unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment
Translations
تَرَنُّح، سُكْر
vratkostvrávoravost
omtågethed
támolygás
ringlun, òaî aî vera ringlaîur
sendeleme

groggy

(ˈgrogi) adjective
weak and walking unsteadily. I'm not seriously hurt – I just feel a bit groggy.
ˈgrogginess noun
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