Idiom:  not feel like oneself


Idiom:  not feel like oneself

  • to not feel as happy and healthy as usual

Example sentences

— Ever since I got pregnant, I haven't felt like myself.

— I didn't start feeling like myself again until I took an antidepressant.

— I just made a appointment with the doctor. I'm not sure why but I just don't feel like myself.

— I didn't feel like myself when I was living in London. I think the city was just too busy for me.

— After a week with the flu, my son is finally starting to feel like himself again.

— It's not surprising that you don't feel like yourself these days.  It's hard to deal with the deaths of both parents within a month.

— We're really sorry to hear that Rebecca still isn't feeling like herself and hope it passes soon.

— The reason our dog wasn't feeling like herself was because she had bladder stones, and they'll be surgically removed this afternoon.

— I never feel like myself when I'm traveling and can't wait to get home to sleep in my own bed.


  • feel out of sorts
  • feel like a shadow/ghost of oneself
  • be in a bad way
  • feel like hell/sh*t

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