not feeling (oneself)

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not feeling (oneself)

To not feel as one normally should, either physically, mentally, emotionally, etc. I'm sorry for getting upset at you earlier, I'm just not feeling myself today. Mary hasn't been feeling herself ever since she lost her job.
See also: feeling, not
References in classic literature ?
With thy dear name as text, though bidden by thee, I can not write-I can not speak or think-- Alas, I can not feel; for 'tis not feeling, This standing motionless upon the golden Threshold of the wide-open gate of dreams, Gazing, entranced, adown the gorgeous vista, And thrilling as I see, upon the right, Upon the left, and all the way along, Amid empurpled vapors, far away To where the prospect terminates-thee only!
Napoleon with his forty-year-old stomach understood that hint, not feeling his former agility and boldness, and under the influence of the fright the Cossacks had given him he at once agreed with Mouton and issued orders- as the historians tell us- to retreat by the Smolensk road.
HE might bite,' Alice cautiously replied, not feeling at all anxious to have the experiment tried.
I'm not feeling well," said the Scarecrow, with a smile, "for it is very tedious being perched up here night and day to scare away crows.
With some teachers not feeling well-versed to guide students down the STEM path, it is not surprising that more than a quarter of school leavers feel under-informed, says the research.
SMB coach Leo Austria also has no problems with Fajardo possibly seeing action in the Fiba Asia as long as he's not feeling any pain.
Released in January, the data finds that overall, single parents with children younger than 18, especially women, were more likely than other adults to experience shorter sleep durations, have trouble falling asleep and frequently wake up not feeling well-rested.
up and Andi was sick at half-time and Guzan's had it and Delph's "A lot of the staff are not feeling good, so you're not best prepared for that magnitude of the game, but I can't be critical of the start we've made.
He spoke the following words: 'I'm not feeling a hundred per cent.
I'm not feeling under pressure, but very happy," Scolari said.
I'm not feeling the constant desire that people have to set me up.
We're not feeling any pressure whatsoever," Orr said.
Any of a wide range of factors that are correlated with income could have influenced lower income Americans' reports of not feeling well-rested the day before the survey.
out of sorts 1 : not feeling well 2 : easily angered : irritable
SPURS boss Martin Jol says he's not feeling the pressure despite his side going six games without a win after this defeat at Bramall Lane.