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Knurd is a state beyond sobriety that is considered to be a revelation nobody ever wants to experience more than once. The hangover cure created by the wizards in Hogfather for the oh God of Hangovers would presumably send any normal person to a state of knurd.

Samuel Vimes nature makes him naturally knurd, with other members of the city Watch estimating that he is about two drinks below par. Before his marriage to Lady Sybil Vimes (née Ramkin) he would attempt to balance this out with alcohol but always get the dosage wrong and end up drunk.

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