veisalgia

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EtymologyEdit

Coined by Jeffrey G. Wiese and co-authors from the Norwegian word kveis, "uneasiness after debauchery" and the Greek root -algia, from άλγος (álgos) or ἄχος, "pain, grief".

NounEdit

veisalgia (uncountable)

  1. The unpleasant after-effects of the consumption of alcohol; hangover.

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Last modified on 15 December 2006, at 19:36