Veisalgia meaning

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

  • 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".

    From Wiktionary