like death warmed over

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like death warmed over

In a state or appearance of extreme ill health. (Often preceded by "look" or "feel.") I'm feeling like death warmed over this morning. There's no way I can make it to work.
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*like death warmed over

Fig. very ill; appearing very sickly. (*Typically: feel ~; look ~.) Oh dear, I feel like death warmed over. Poor Carol said you look like death warmed over.
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like death warmed over

mod. horrible; deathlike. A tall, black-garbed gentleman lay there, looking like death warmed over.
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