grogginess Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol
  2. noun a groggy state resulting from weariness
  3. noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; stupor; stupefaction.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor


Grog"gi*ness noun
  1. State of being groggy.
  2. (Man.) Tenderness or stiffness in the foot of a horse, which causes him to move in a hobbling manner.

Webster 1913