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feel groovy

1. slang To feel happy and calm. A: "You look like you're feeling groovy." B: "Well, of course—I've just been sitting by the pool all day."
2. slang To be intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really feeling groovy! Based on the smell of weed in the air, I bet some people in here are already feeling groovy.
See also: feel, groovy

groovy

1. slang Cool or appealing. Popular in the 1960s and '70s, the term is considered dated and thus is often used humorously, sarcastically, or specifically in reference to something that is (or looks like it could be) from that era. A: "Yikes Mom, those are some, um, groovy drapes!" B: "What, you don't like them?" "Groovy" seems like the only way to describe the aesthetic of the Yellow Submarine movie.
2. slang Intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. Based on the heavy smell of pot smoke in the air, I bet some people around here are feeling groovy tonight.

feel groovy

1. in. to feel really good and mellow. It’s a beautiful day, and I really feel groovy.
2. in. to be alcohol or drug intoxicated. Looks like Kelly is feeling groovy on gin again.
See also: feel, groovy

groovy

1. mod. cool; pleasant. Man, this music is groovy.
2. mod. drug intoxicated. (Drugs.) Three beers and he was a little groovy.
3. mod. out-of-date; passé. (California.) Oh, how groovy!
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In Burt's case, it is a quest for the new and hip which then, in turn, becomes nothing but a source of self-flagellation, of a premature fear of irrelevance: no academic interested in popular culture is directly motivated by anything but a desperate hope of grooviness, just as for Lanier no reader reads differently because of social determinants.
When these lecturing pathogens wish to demonstrate their grooviness, they speak of how in the future classroom computers and online learning may be used to "eliminate discrepancies in teaching practices and provide highly accurate deep diagnosis.
If you walked into your work on Thursday morning having lost the power of speech because you were so overwhelmed by their grooviness against Costa Rica, step into the former category.
But like any locality, New York is not without its own brand of provincialism: grooviness passing for relevance.
At any one time there were maybe fifty candles burning, some big, some tiny, some perfumed, some whose wicks sparkled or fumed in reds and blues, giving the unvented room a gnostic smokiness of empowering psychegloom and meditative grooviness.
Expanding beyond Alan Moore's seminal superheroes-as-fascists book, Watchmen, Ellis' story is a reminder that even under the cover of grooviness, power corrupts and superhuman power corrupts superhumanly.
The album further pushes the band's sonic boundaries to find such oddball gems as the hard-driving twitch of "The Ripper," the damaged chamber-music tones of "The Bird and the Worm," the nasty, insistent stomp of "Paralyzed," the stripped-down punk of "Liar Liar (Burn in Hell)" and dream-pop AM-radio grooviness of "Smother Me.
Although ridiculed by some, Barbarella became a symbol of late 1960s grooviness.
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