at odds with (oneself)

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at odds with (oneself)

1. Holding conflicting opinions, beliefs, or intentions. The country has been at odds with itself for many years due to the deep divisions within its population. I've been at odds with myself as to what is the best course of action.
2. Displeased with or unsettled in one's life. Sally still seems at odds with herself, but I think she'll feel better once she starts school again.
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I could not imagine what should be the occasion of it, and began to be at odds with myself whether to be glad or sorry; but my affection biassed all the rest, and it was impossible to conceal my joy, which was too great for smiles, for it burst out into tears.
I'm just constantly at odds with myself really and I wish I could get a handle on one thing, which is my size, to make me feel a bit better and more balanced.
'Not being with her, I felt very at odds with myself,' she explains, adding that she hasn't decided yet whether there will be more children on the horizon.
"Not being with her, I felt very at odds with myself," she explains, adding that she has not decided yet whether there will be more children on the horizon, or whether she is planning a return to more film roles.
"Not being with her, I felt very at odds with myself," she explains, adding that she hasn't decided yet whether there will be more children in the future, or whether she's planning a return to more film roles.
``Not being with her, I felt very at odds with myself, '' she explains, adding that she hasn't decided yet whether there will be more children on the horizon, or whether she's planning a return to more film roles.