be out of sorts

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be 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 he's been rather out of sorts lately. I think you should get to bed earlier because you're always so out of sorts in the morning.
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be out of sorts

to feel slightly ill or slightly unhappy I'd been feeling tired and headachy and generally out of sorts for some time.
See also: of, out, sort