feel out of sorts

feel out of sorts

To be in an irritable, grouchy, or unhappy mood; to feel unwell, displeased, or in poor spirits. I think something is bugging John because it seems like he's been feeling rather out of sorts lately. I think you should get to bed earlier because you always wake up feeling so out of sorts in the morning.
See also: feel, of, out, sort

be, feel, etc. out of ˈsorts

(especially British English) be, feel, etc. ill or bad-tempered: I was out of sorts for a couple of weeks after I came out of hospital.What’s the matter with Jane? She looks rather out of sorts today. OPPOSITE: in fine/good fettle
See also: of, out, sort