sleep inertia

(redirected from groggy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.

sleep inertia

The time it takes to become fully alert after waking; it is most marked in the first 10-15 minutes after awakening, but can last hours, and is worse with chronic sleep deprivation and circadian misalignment.

sleep inertia

The normal impairment in thinking and motor performance that immediately follows awakening.
See also: inertia
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The keeper was able to continue after a second-half collision with former County striker Phil Walsh left him groggy and with blood streaming from his nose.
Cone 04-06 Groggy Terracotta Sculpture Body Recipe 50 lbs.
He's all groggy and he goes down to buy some coffee and he reaches into his pocket and all he has is Monopoly money.
Bruce said: "Bolo has understandably been a bit groggy and hasn't trained this week.
He was a bit groggy this morning and still in quite a lot of pain, but I talked to the consultant who said it [the operation] was a success.
WEEKEND lie-ins cause "social jet lag" and can leave us feeling groggy until Wednesday, a study from Rush University in Chicago claims.
On Mulgrew, who played on for 20 minutes, Lennon said: "He was a bit groggy, a wee bit fuzzy.
To enhance your chances of zonking over a period of time when you're normally wide awake and at your desk in the morning, there are some over-the-counter and prescription medications available, many of which have minimal groggy side effects.
His injury emerged when Britney, 24, took him to a doctor six days later after he became groggy and tearful.
I laughed so hard at ``Daylight-saving switch could mean groggy time''(March 31).
Lindros told the Kings on Monday that he still is groggy from the fourth concussion, which occurred last month during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Most sleeping pills target neurons in the brain that control wakefulness and muscle relaxation so, if they work too well you're groggy the next morning.