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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