grogginess

groggy

[grog-ee]
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.

Origin:
1760–70; grog + -y1

groggily, adverb
grogginess, noun


2. sluggish, lethargic; woozy, dopey.
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groggy (ˈɡrɒɡɪ)
 
adj , -gier, -giest
1.  dazed or staggering, as from exhaustion, blows, or drunkenness
2.  faint or weak
 
'groggily
 
adv
 
'grogginess
 
n

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groggy
1770, "drunk," from grog + -y (2). Non-alcoholic meaning "shaky, tottering" is from 1832, originally from the fight ring.
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