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hangover

the delayed aftereffects of drinking too much alcohol in a relatively short period of time, characterized by headache and sometimes nausea and dizziness
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hangover

[′haŋ‚ō·vər]
(communications)
In television, overlapping and blurring of successive frames opposite to direction of subject motion, due to improper adjustment of transient response.
In facsimile, distortion produced when the signal changes from maximum to minimum conditions at a slower rate than required, resulting in tailing on the lines in the recorded copy.
(medicine)
After effect of excessive intake of alcohol or certain drugs, such as barbiturates.
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"I am just so hungover. I really am," the Daily Telegraph quoted the Oscar-winner as saying.
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To crown it all off, you'll be too hungover to go to work next morning.
BOOZY Brian Cowen yesterday denied he drinks too much after it was claimed the Taoiseach "sounded half way between hungover and drunk" during a radio interview.
Industry bosses down south feared a wave of sickies from hungover workers had Sven Goran Eriksson's team triumphed.
The Taoiseach, accused of still being drunk or hungover on Morning Ireland yesterday, downed Carlsberg, sang a Christy Moore song and mimicked Micheal O Muircheartaigh during the raucous bash in Galway.
POWER chiefs are anxious to prevent a major cup shock for hungover workers.
Feeling fat, hungover and regretful that you called your Nan a rude word not-very-under your breath?